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Re: Military Pictures_New Pics
« Reply #1580 on: September 08, 2017, 03:50:12 pm »
The Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier .... officialy named HMS Prince of Wales at a ceremony in Rosyth Dockyard, Fife.

The event is being held in Rosyth Dockyard, Fife, where the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier is being fitted before it launches in 2019. 

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« Reply #1581 on: September 08, 2017, 03:52:23 pm »
Sister ship HMS Queen Elizabeth (pictured) was the first aircraft carrier to be built in the programme and set sail from Rosyth this summer.

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« Reply #1582 on: September 09, 2017, 03:20:33 am »
^^IMPRESSIVE^^
 

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Re: Military Pictures_New Pics
« Reply #1583 on: September 13, 2017, 12:31:21 pm »
So sad the creators of the Sea Fury, Vampire, Buccaneer and Harrier have to rely on the US to supply an aircraft for this ship. If they are lucky they will get the aircraft within the next 2 years so they can learn to fly them by 2020 when the ship becomes fully operational. considering the progress of the Lightning II it is possible they may have to wait even longer.

In the interim they have a deal with the US Marine Corps to base Aircraft on the ship.

Not quite a return to the glory days of the British Naval might. Possibly enough to rescue the Falklands if the Argentinians again look to distract their populous from their parlous economy. Thankfully it seems the Argentinians have turned the economy around.
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