UK MOD in a muddle over F-35C

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Unread post04 Jun 2019, 21:39

Queen Elizabeth Closer to Operations With Transatlantic Training
04 Jun 2019 Seapower Staff

"LONDON — HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s future flagship, will deploy in late summer for the eastern seaboard of the United States, including a port visit in the Washington, D.C., area, where she will host the Atlantic Future Forum, the U.K. Ministry of Defence announced....

...While in the Washington area she will host the Atlantic Future Forum, which aims at bringing the U.S. and U.K. defense industry and military together to address the changing nature of warfare and shared threats both allies face at home and abroad....

...The deployment, known as WESTLANT 19, will see Queen Elizabeth and her crew conduct deck and warfare trials with U.K. F-35 jets from 17 Test and Evaluation Squadron based in the United States and 617 Squadron based at RAF Marham as well rotary wing training with Merlin and Wildcat helicopters.

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Unread post05 Jun 2019, 02:24

Why does the deck look like it has a non-random scorch mark pattern?


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Unread post05 Jun 2019, 02:48

VL landing spots.

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