HMS Queen Elizabeth heads for Portsmouth

Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is continuing its sea trials off England’s Isle of Wight.

The 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier which measures 280 metres and can travel 500 miles a day, set sail in June from Rosyth dockyard in Fife where it was built.

It took eight years to build HMS Queen Elizabeth and along with its sister ship, HMS Prince of Wales, it’s part of a defence programme worth more than six billion euros.

The ship was scheduled to be fully ope…

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12 thoughts on “HMS Queen Elizabeth heads for Portsmouth

  1. Even by 2020, most of it's internal tech will be obsolete. lol As it is, it's probably going to be stuck running some old OS, like Windows 7 or Linux. Plus it will have to have tankers following it around.

  2. Heard it all before,we will be invaded by aliens before 2022,what a load of crap,do they really think we believe all this nonsense??,it will be in service by the end of the year beginning of next year,who do they think they are kidding??

  3. I wonder why they didn't put a catapult launcher on it. Is it because of cost? Surely they have the technology. They invented it.

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