HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts sea trials off the coast of Scotland. She will be fully operational by next year. Photo: UK Royal Navy
HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts sea trials off the coast of Scotland. She will be fully operational by next year. Photo: UK Royal Navy
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‘Leaky Lizzie’ or pride of the fleet? UK’s most advanced aircraft carrier eyes global role after mishaps

  • HMS Queen Elizabeth, Britain’s newest and most expensive aircraft carrier, is expected to be operational in 2020
  • It has been beset by teething problems including a ‘major leak’ earlier this month

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HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts sea trials off the coast of Scotland. She will be fully operational by next year. Photo: UK Royal Navy
HMS Queen Elizabeth conducts sea trials off the coast of Scotland. She will be fully operational by next year. Photo: UK Royal Navy
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