Milestone for Royal Navy’s Second New Aircraft Carrier The second of the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers, HMS Prince of Wales, has sailed for the first time. Eight years after […]» Read more
Tag: HMS Queen Elizabeth
HMS Queen Elizabeth is the lead ship of the Queen Elizabeth-class of aircraft carrier, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy and capable of carrying up to forty aircraft.
Designed to operate V/STOL aircraft, her air wing will typically consist of F-35B Lightning II fighter-bombers and Merlin helicopters for airborne early warning and anti-submarine warfare. There is accommodation for 250 Royal Marines with the capacity to support them with attack helicopters and troop transports up to Chinook size and larger. HMS Queen Elizabeth will be based at HMNB Portsmouth.
250+ Military Officers from 59 Nations Attend Event at Portsmouth Naval Base The Maritime Combat Power Visit (MCPV) saw defence personnel from around the world descend on the Royal Navy. […]» Read more
Can the UK Fight in the Grey Zone by Focusing on Classic Hard Power? The British Secretary of State for Defence, Gavin Williamson, outlined how Her Majesty’s Armed Forces will […]» Read more