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Illustrious and Queen Elizabeth in Rosyth. Image Lee Howard
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The jewel in the crown

Published: 07 Jul 2014

Carrier overview video part 1 and carrier overview video part 2 were shown at the naming ceremony of HMS Queen Elizabeth. There is a background to the Royal Navy's development of aircraft carrieres and contributions from all three services who will be operating from the new carrier.

Full length video of ceremony taked from live HD feed

Daily Mail article including aerial images, cutaway schematics and video.

The Telegraph report of naming ceremony.


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