The Type 23 frigate is a type of frigate in service with the British Royal Navy. All ships of this class are named after the British Duke, so this class of ships is also called the Duke class. Among the Royal Navy's active ships, the largest number of surface warships are 16 Type 23 frigates, and the last "St Albans" was officially commissioned in November 2001. Type 23 frigates are equipped with very strong weapons, with anti-submarine, air defense, anti-ship, and opposite shore three-dimensional offensive and defensive capabilities, especially anti-submarine capabilities. The Duke-class frigate is the first frigate in the world to be equipped with a vertical missile launcher.
Monmouth is the 16th of the Type 23 frigates. She was the seventh warship to be named after Monmouth. The ship was launched in November 1991 and commissioned in September 1993.
|product name||Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate – HMS Monmouth|
|product type||Plastic Model Warship Kit|
|Model size||Length: 190mm Beam: 23.4mm|
|Total number of parts||190+|
|Etched parts||1 piece|
|Total number of offset plates||4 sprues , hull and deck|
|more description|| Lower hull made from multi-directional slide moulds.|
– Deck wood pattern finely rendered
– Contains engraved name plate
– Photo-etched frets included