HMS Queen Elizabeth

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Ship “pivotal” to Rosyth future

November 8 2018

The HMS Prince of Wales project has been described as "absolutely pivotal" to the future of Rosyth as it seeks to secure further work beyond the current Royal Navy aircraft carriers contract.

Readers' letters

New carrier decks will be ‘aircraft free’

December 9 2017

Sir, – The commissioning of the first of Gordon Brown’s two pork-barrel white elephants, known in navy speak as HMS Big Lizzie, will be followed by HMS Chuck. Naval top brass are frightfully proud, of course, but the two carriers have been rightly described by a former chief of defence staff as ‘vulnerable metal cans’.

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