HMS Queen Elizabeth Commissioned

HMS Queen Elizabeth Commissioned 9 December, 2017

The UK's largest and newest aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, entered service with a ceremony held yesterday. Aboard the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier, several air platforms, primarily the F-35B fighter planes, will be deployed. In this frame, the team of the HMS Ocean LHD, which will leave the inventory in December 2018, has also changed its place of duty. The HMS Ocean team will serve on HMS Queen Elizabeth. The ceremony was held at the port of Portsmouth and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom participated in the ceremony held in the internal hangar of the vessel. The UK government ordered two aircraft carriers in 2007. Ten years later, the first one has been officially commissioned. Construction of the second ship, Prince of Wales, continues. The vessel is scheduled to serve for about 50 years.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Commissioned

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