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by SKB
24 Jan 2020, 09:59
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11052
Views: 1080725
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://twitter.com/dhartley_NMRN/status/1220646736508739584 PoW will be moved from VJ to PRJ (Bows North) at 16:00 according to QHM Portsmouth. https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/qhm/portsmouth/shipping-movements/daily-movements?date=24/01/2020 10:00 - QE still berthed at PRJ, no tug movements yet. 10:15...
by SKB
24 Jan 2020, 09:08
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4386
Views: 394152
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

Anyone know how many F-35's are flying to QE?
by SKB
23 Jan 2020, 15:54
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11052
Views: 1080725
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Many people seem to think Jerry Kyd was QE's first CO. Indeed he was the first seagoing CO, but Jerry Kyd was not the very first CO of QE. That honour went to Captain Simon Petitt, who was Senior Naval Officer from October 2012 up until Jerry Kyd succeeded him on 24 May 2016 (see page 102), taking Q...
by SKB
23 Jan 2020, 10:57
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11052
Views: 1080725
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

I think there is one at the Explosion museum in Gosport where Priddys Hard used to be! Yep, although its a training round example. https://mechtraveller.com/wp-content/uploads/WE177-Nuclear-bomb.jpg https://mechtraveller.com/2019/06/review-explosion-museum-of-naval-firepower-gosport/ https://en.wik...
by SKB
22 Jan 2020, 22:39
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4386
Views: 394152
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

The plane's name is Lightning. The other British F-35B squadrons also have the lightning tail flashes. The 617 Lightning flash might just be coincidental.
by SKB
22 Jan 2020, 22:32
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Hunt Class Mine Countermeasures Vessel (MCMV) (RN)
Replies: 58
Views: 9535
Location: England

Re: Hunt Class Mine Countermeasures Vessel (MCMV) (RN)

You could probably squeeze up to six Hunt class inside the hall. https://www.naval-technology.com/wp-content/uploads/image-digitalinsightresearch/Active/2016Q3/2.NRI/Naval/News/Core%20News/December_16/Minehunter%20UK%20revamp%2015%20Dec.jpg https://www.maritimejournal.com/__data/assets/image/0022/86...
by SKB
22 Jan 2020, 21:58
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Hunt Class Mine Countermeasures Vessel (MCMV) (RN)
Replies: 58
Views: 9535
Location: England

Re: Hunt Class Mine Countermeasures Vessel (MCMV) (RN)

Is it me, or could this "Minor War Vessels Centre of Specialisation" actually take two 150m plus hulls side by side? Its certainly big enough (60m wide, 220m long) to build a couple of T26's or T31's at the same time. The ship hall was built over HMNB Portsmouth's 13 Dock when Vosper Thor...
by SKB
22 Jan 2020, 21:44
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion
Replies: 10933
Views: 796957
Location: England

Re: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion

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(@NavyLookout) 21st January 2020
NOTE: Active warship numbers appear low right now but a some ships are regenerating after lengthy deployments last year - expect to see increase in activity in coming weeks.
by SKB
22 Jan 2020, 21:33
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4386
Views: 394152
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)


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by SKB
21 Jan 2020, 14:44
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 3086
Views: 268615
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)

donald_of_tokyo wrote:

EC145 is already used for services helicopter training, where its known as the H-145 Jupiter. Similarly, they also operate EC135 as H-135 Juno.
Thread: viewtopic.php?f=43&t=1002
by SKB
20 Jan 2020, 19:01
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 3086
Views: 268615
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eJApm3AeSQ8 https://twitter.com/HMNBPortsmouth/status/1219287523303788547 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOvHiDjXUAAGyq9.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOvHiDgXUAEsEEi.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOvHiDxXsAAABFx.jpg https://twitter.com/HMS_Medway/status/121920780226...
by SKB
20 Jan 2020, 18:57
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11052
Views: 1080725
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

HMNB Portsmouth has tweeted that QE isn't sailing tomorrow, the 21st. Another sailing date to be confirmed.
https://twitter.com/hmnbportsmouth?lang=en
by SKB
20 Jan 2020, 18:51
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1689
Views: 169303
Location: England

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

Hypersonic = Mach 5+
by SKB
20 Jan 2020, 08:43
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Tide Class Tankers (MARS) (RFA)
Replies: 729
Views: 92477
Location: England

Re: Tide Class Tankers (MARS) (RFA)

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOohzIeWoAAgpHB.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOohzIeX0AEAR7i.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOohzIgWkAAJ230.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOohzIgX4AAE7ix.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOo1UrhX4AERBZp.jpg (@RFATiderace) 19th January 2019 Some refit pics.
by SKB
19 Jan 2020, 12:39
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11052
Views: 1080725
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Getting HMS Hermes back to Portsmouth for free should be made part of any proposed India-UK carrier deal.
by SKB
18 Jan 2020, 08:18
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4386
Views: 394152
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

by SKB
18 Jan 2020, 08:16
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 3086
Views: 268615
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)

by SKB
16 Jan 2020, 06:50
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 11052
Views: 1080725
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EOVSrksWAAEAXO9.jpg (@HMSQNLZ) 15th January 2019 It is indeed apt there is no room to extend this board. Whilst we look back to honour and learn lessons, we look forward to providing a leading contribution to a resolute force for peace in an uncertain world. @NATO

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