HMS Ocean:Written question - 128214

(North Durham)
Asked on: 19 February 2018
Ministry of Defence
HMS Ocean
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, whether (a) Phalanx CIWS and (b) light gun mounts on board HMS OCEAN will be donated to Queen Elizabeth class carriers or other Royal Navy vessels once that vessel is decommissioned.
Answered by: Guto Bebb
Answered on: 26 February 2018

The Phalanx Close-In Weapon System and light gun mounts, (which I have taken to refer to mini gun and general purpose machine gun mountings) on board HMS OCEAN will remain in the Ministry of Defence inventory to be allocated to Royal Navy ships as determined by operational requirements.

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