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HMS Queen Elizabeth: First entry into Portsmouth

Britain’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is set to enter her new home in Portsmouth on Wednesday 16 August 2017.

The 65,000-tonne carrier, the biggest warship ever to be built in Britain, has been undergoing sea trials since setting sail from Scotland’s Rosyth dockyard in June.

She is now set to make her historic arrival into Portsmouth on Wednesday at approximately 0710 where she will be the latest in a long line of famous Royal Navy ships to call the port home.

Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 Royal Air Force flying Display RIAT 2017 AirShow

Here is very impressive flying Display of the Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4 from the Royal Air Force at the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford

Type 26 capability

Type 26 will be a highly capable ship deployable worldwide for extended periods of time, undertaking a wide range of roles from high intensity conflict to humanitarian assistance. Learn more about the platform and how it has been designed.

HMS Queen Elizabeth sails from Invergordon

HMS Queen Elizabeth follows in the footsteps of Royal Navy carriers of the past that have operated from the Cromarty Firth.

First-ever helicopter-based firing of High Energy Laser

Raytheon, in partnership with the U.S. Army and U.S. Special Operations Command, mounted a high energy laser on an Apache helicopter and tracked and fired on a target at White Sands Missile Range.

HMS Queen Elizabeth Sea Trials Explainer

Trials are simultaneously underway for both HMS Queen Elizabeth and F-35B Lightning before they come together in 2018. Find out more here:

Service Family Accommodation - Who is responsible for what?

The MOD, DIO, contractors such as CarillionAmey and service families are all responsible for different parts of the Service Family Accommodation process. Find out who is responsible for what in this video.

HMS Queen Elizabeth & F-35B Lightning CGI Tour

Take an animated tour of the fifth generation F-35B Lightning and the HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, the largest ship to be ever constructed in Britain for the Royal Navy.

Young pilot makes history with first deck landing on HMS Queen Elizabeth

A Merlin helicopter has landed on HMS Queen Elizabeth’s enormous flight deck – the first aircraft to ever touch down on Britain’s biggest warship.

HMS Queen Elizabeth sails under the Forth rail bridge

Night time footage of HMS Queen Elizabeth as she passes under the Forth rail bridge on her maiden voyage.

HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales are the biggest warships ever built for the Royal Navy – four acres of sovereign territory, deployable across the globe to serve the United Kingdom on operations for 50 years. They will be the most advanced warships in the Royal Navy fleet.