Mk.8 Mod 1 4.5 inch at Portsmouth for 15 month refit including Kryten gun and Seawolf system update. Rejoined fleet on 1 Aug 2014.
working up with 829 NAS Merlin HM.2 for 3 days off south coast, after emerging from refit.
Tower Bridge UpperPool of London visit to the Pool of London with Merlin HM.2 ZH836 embarked, beside HMS Belfast, until 2 Dec.
West India Dock (TQ) visit to London, with Ship Open to Visitors on 11 Jul. Due to depart on 15 Jul.
Operation Kipion Departed HMNB Portsmouth for 9 month maritime security deployment to the Middle East and the Gulf as part of Operation Kipion. Merlin HM.2 of 829 NAS 01 Flt /88 and Scan Eagle UAV embarked. Returned to HMNB Portsmouth on 5 Aug 2016.