This is a Dragon Models kit of the HMS Daring Type 45 Destroyer. This kit was initially released in 2010. The ship classified a Type 45 destroyer of the Royal Navy (RN). HMS Daring is the lead ship of this new Type 45 class of air defense destroyer, and it only entered RN service as recently as July 2009. Interestingly, this is the UK’s first new destroyer class since the 1970s, so it represents a big step forward in technology and capability. A total of six destroyers are to be constructed in total. Utilizing a streamlined stealth design, its main weapon systems include the PAAMS/Sea Viper air defense missile system, Sea Skua anti-ship missiles, RGM-84 Harpoon missiles, Sting Ray torpedoes, Oerlikon 30mm guns, Phalanx CIWS and a 4.5-inch Mk 8 Mod 1 gun. HMS Daring is home-ported at Portsmouth.arted.