Destroyers are fast maneuverable ships designed to escort the larger vessels in the fleet.
Modern destroyers can be found in virtually every major navy, where they are often one of the most heavily armed and armored ships in use.
Despite their prevalence in today’s Naval Warfare, the concept of a speedy ship focused primarily on offense dates all the way back to the 1860s.
After World War II, destroyers evolved into extremely sophisticated ᴡᴇᴀᴘᴏɴs of ᴡᴀʀ able to do battle against enemies in the air on land and both above and below the water surface. Watch video below to discover more: