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by SKB
15 Nov 2019, 02:37
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1493
Views: 129381
Location: England

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

But there isnt going to be a new plane called "Tempest". Its just a name for a new technologies partnership called "Team Tempest".
by SKB
14 Nov 2019, 23:17
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGIOQ4HwUxg (ForcesTV) 14th November 2019 For the first time in nearly a decade, British fighter jets flew from a British aircraft carrier last month. We were the only British broadcaster on board HMS Queen Elizabeth to see the F-35Bs in action. The arrival of the jet...
by SKB
14 Nov 2019, 20:16
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 1493
Views: 129381
Location: England

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

No. Thats just Indians trying to generate Youtube clickbait cash.
by SKB
14 Nov 2019, 14:09
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion


There was a gun salute from Portsmouth dockyard at noon too.
by SKB
14 Nov 2019, 12:15
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

HMS Prince of Wales to arrive in Portsmouth on Saturday 16th November 2019. https://twitter.com/thedronepilots/status/1194949179350618112 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJVP8R9W4AEqu31.jpg Portsmouth predictions (16th): High Water: 13:24 Weather: Cloudy Air Temperature: 9°C/48°F Wind: 8 mph/6.9kts Chan...
by SKB
13 Nov 2019, 16:54
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

PoW neared the Isle Of Wight's west coast, but has turned back west.
by SKB
12 Nov 2019, 19:28
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJMPOc4U4AA2CHD.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJMPOdAU8AAPzE4.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJMPOc_U0AEC6kI.jpg (@HMSQNLZ) 12th November 2019 Welcome to the Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike Group, USS Philippine Sea and USS Truxtun @USNavy. The Ticonderoga-class guided...
by SKB
12 Nov 2019, 11:43
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

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by SKB
11 Nov 2019, 21:06
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAdFXfhbGGA (Navy Lookout/RFA Tideforce) 11th November 2019 Jet takes off from HMS Queen Elizabeth while Replenishment at Sea underway with RFA Tideforce https://twitter.com/RFATideforce/status/1193970057241645056 https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJHTCg6XUAAS2Y7.jpg
by SKB
11 Nov 2019, 16:19
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJBH-okX0AEebqp.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJBIGodX0AUOnMa.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJBILRQXkAAfGCz.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/EJBIOWpWkAAY7tH.jpg (@HMSPWLS) 10th November 2019 Today we paused alongside our industry partners to reflect and pay respect du...
by SKB
11 Nov 2019, 00:09
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Britain's Biggest Warship, second series.

S2E1/3


S2E2/3


S2E3/3
by SKB
10 Nov 2019, 21:35
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion


(Navy Lookout/STRN) 10th November 2019
HMS Queen Elizabeth held Remembrance Day service while at sea on Westlant19 deployment off East Coast of US.
by SKB
08 Nov 2019, 19:37
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Future Solid Support Ship
Replies: 1019
Views: 80042
Location: England

Re: Future Solid Support Ship

Penny Mourdant is/was Portsmouth North MP, a constituency mostly of 20th century residential suburbs and which also includes parts of the Hampshire mainland. The naval base is in the Portsmouth South constituency, which also includes the city centre, the original Old Portsmouth town settlement. And...
by SKB
04 Nov 2019, 16:42
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Current & Future Amphibious Capability - General Discussion
Replies: 2522
Views: 171282
Location: England

Re: Current & Future Amphibious Capability - General Discussion

A baker's dozen is 13.
by SKB
03 Nov 2019, 22:50
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Britain's Biggest Warship (S2E2) for those who missed it. Watch before its gone. Previous episode is one page back.
by SKB
02 Nov 2019, 13:19
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

A 305 metre (1000 feet) long QE could have physically been built in Rosyth's Dock 1, as the drydock is 315 metres (1033 feet) long. But instead we got two 280 metre (918 feet) long carriers. And what would be the point of extra-long QE's? With the MoD budget as it is, the carriers wouldn't have had ...
by SKB
02 Nov 2019, 02:12
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10652
Views: 921578
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion


(ON THE ROGER) 1st November 2019
Video by Leading Photographer Dan Shepherd.
by SKB
01 Nov 2019, 10:54
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)
Replies: 952
Views: 87826
Location: England

Re: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)


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