Friday, May 28, 2021
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Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Joins NATO

by Bart Biesemans (Reuters) HMS Queen Elizabeth took part in her first NATO exercises in the Mediterranean this week, ahead of the eight-month voyage that will cross through the South...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2915

Sunday, May 2, 2021
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Navy

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp communicators, and — when...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111626

Monday, April 26, 2021
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Navy

Royal Navy Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth To Depart On Maiden Voyage

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier will lead a flotilla of Royal Navy ships through Asian waters on port visits to Japan and South Korea on its...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 14789

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
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Defense

U.K. Sells Royal Navy Flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil

By Tiago Ramos Alfaro (Bloomberg) — The U.K. has sold Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil for about 84 million pounds ($117 million) as new aircraft carrier HMS Queen...

February 20, 2018
Total Views: 52

Tuesday, December 19, 2017
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Defense

Britain’s New £3 Billion Warship Has Sprung a Leak

LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest ever warship, the new 3.1 billion pound ($4.2 billion) aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has a leak and needs repairs, the Ministry of...

December 19, 2017
Total Views: 39

Thursday, December 7, 2017
News

Royal Navy’s Biggest-Ever Warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, Commissioned in Portsmouth

The UK’s biggest and most-advanced aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, was commissioned into the Royal Navy on Thursday by Her Majesty the Queen during a ceremony at the Portsmouth Naval...

December 7, 2017
Total Views: 114

Friday, November 3, 2017
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Defense

HMS Queen Elizabeth Back at Sea for Second Phase of Sea Trials

The Royal Navy’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed from her homeport of Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time this week, embarking on her second set of sea trials...

November 3, 2017
Total Views: 19

Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Defense

PHOTOS: UK’s Biggest Warship HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails Into Portsmouth

By Peter Nicholls PORTSMOUTH, England, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, berthed for the first time at its home...

August 16, 2017
Total Views: 792

Monday, August 14, 2017
News

Amateur Drone Pilot Makes Unauthorized Landing on Deck of Britain’s Biggest Aircraft Carrier

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=10wYWKUq2e8&t=13s An amateur drone pilot has sparked a security review of Britain’s biggest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier after landing his handheld drone on the deck of the carrier...

August 14, 2017
Total Views: 28

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Defense

Cyber Security at Sea – Microsoft XP on Carriers, Hacking Tridents & Spoofing GPS

When reporters were recently being given tours of the Royal Navy’s new “supercarrier,” HMS Queen Elizabeth, some were surprized to see a distinctive logo on several computer screens on the...

June 29, 2017
Total Views: 48

Monday, June 26, 2017
Defense

UK’s Biggest Warship HMS Queen Elizabeth Sets Sail for First Time

ROSYTH, Scotland, June 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard...

June 26, 2017
Total Views: 19

Friday, November 18, 2016
News

Royal Navy Detonates WWII-Era Bomb Found in Portsmouth Harbour

Bomb disposal experts with the UK Royal Navy have destroyed an unexploded WWII bomb found in Portsmouth Harbour during dredging work ahead of the arrival of Royal Navy’s new supercarrier....

November 18, 2016
Total Views: 16

Friday, May 27, 2016
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Maritime News

U.K.’s Largest Aircraft Carrier Fighting to Meet Budget

By Benjamin Katz (Bloomberg) — The joint venture that is building two aircraft carriers for the U.K.’s Royal Navy is fighting to meet a 6.2 billion pound ($9.1 billion) budget...

May 27, 2016
Total Views: 24

Thursday, June 25, 2015
British Aircraft Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth
News

Britain’s Biggest-Ever Warship Fired Up for the First Time

The onboard Diesel Generators for Britain's new 65,000 tonne supercarrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, were fired up for the first, marking a significant stage in the construction of Britain's biggest warship.

June 25, 2015
Total Views: 5

Thursday, June 4, 2015
HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the current largest ship in the fleet HMS illustrious.
Navy

SPOTD: HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the 2nd largest British warship

This aerial ship photo of the day shows the  HMS Queen Elizabeth next to the 2nd largest British warship the HMS Illustrious. At 280 m (920 ft) LOA and displacing...

June 4, 2015
Total Views: 340

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
News

HMS Prince of Wales Assembly Begins at Rosyth

Construction of HMS Prince of Wales, the second of two new aircraft carriers for the UK Royal Navy, has moved forward at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Rosyth, Scotland with the...

September 10, 2014
Total Views: 3

Friday, September 5, 2014
Maritime News

Second Queen Elizabeth-Class Aircraft Carrier Will Enter Into Service -Cameron

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday that an aircraft carrier currently being built - the second of two new such warships - would be brought into service, ending speculation about its future.

September 5, 2014
Total Views: 22

Monday, August 18, 2014
Shipbuilding

Portsmouth Shipyard Marks End of An Era

A somber reminder today that naval shipbuilding at BAE Systems’ shipyard in Portsmouth, England is coming to a end as a large section of hull for the second and final Queen Elizabeth-class...

August 18, 2014
Total Views: 15

Friday, July 18, 2014
Interesting

Britain’s Biggest and Most Powerful Aircraft Carrier Floated – Photos and Video

Britain’s biggest ever warship HMS Queen Elizabeth took to the water for the first time this week as she was floated out of dry dock.

July 18, 2014
Total Views: 26

Monday, October 15, 2012
Navy

Shipyard Photo of The Day – Rolling Out 11,300 Tons of Aircraft Carrier

Workers at BAE Systems on Sunday moved the biggest section of HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, the first of two new aircraft carriers for the Royal Navy, out of the company’s shipbuilding...

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 12