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News story: UK and France complete joint counter-terror mission

Combined Task Force 150 (CTF150) polices more than 3 million square miles of sea in order to track down vessels smuggling weapons and drugs and other substances that fund or support terrorism, as well as providing reassurance to ships using the waters.

Between April and June, British, French,...Read More »


News story: From Lancashire to Texas: 10% production milestone achieved for F-35 Lightning II fighter jets

The 318th rear section for an F-35 Lightning II combat jet has rolled off the BAE Systems production line in Samlesbury, Lancashire meaning that 10% of the global requirement has now been produced.

The aft fuselage is the back part of the state-of-the-art aircraft’s main body and with...Read More »


From Lancashire to Texas: 10% production milestone achieved for f-35 Lightning II fighter jets

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FROM
LANCASHIRE TO TEXAS: 10% PRODUCTION MILESTONE ACHIEVED FOR F-35 LIGHTNING II FIGHTER
JETS

British engineers working on combat jets for the UK’s new aircraft
carriers have reached a key production milestone.

The 318th rear section for an F-35 Lightning II combat jet
has rolled off the BAE...Read More »


Speech: HMS Queen Elizabeth, Portsmouth: Theresa May’s Speech

It is a great pleasure to be here with you aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth today. Let me start by thanking you all, a great partnership of ship’s company and contractors, for your tremendous work putting this great ship through her paces during her sea trials. I know...Read More »


Press release: HMS Queen Elizabeth makes debut in Portsmouth

Greeted by thousands of people lining the Portsmouth seafront, the 65,000-tonne carrier was met with the warmest of welcomes as she arrived in her home port this morning.

Sailors lined the flight deck of the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy as she passed Portsmouth’s Round...Read More »


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