Portmouth News: "HMS Queen Elizabeth To Visit New York On Maiden Trip To The USA"

soleil

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"Manhattan is to be visited by the Royal Navy’s new flagship, HMS Queen Elizabeth, The News can reveal.

Britain’s defence secretary Gavin Williamson, pictured below, mentioned the planned stop-over while visiting Portsmouth yesterday.

It will be one of the first major overseas trips by the crowning jewel of the Royal Navy ahead of flight trials of the new F-35b stealth jets.

Mr Williamson said the trip could take place as early as September and would be a demonstration of the UK’s new war machine’s ability to ‘project power’ globally."

https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/d...-new-york-on-maiden-trip-to-the-usa-1-8470096
 

Seadog

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Mr Williamson said the trip could take place as early as September and would be a demonstration of the UK’s new war machine’s ability to ‘project power’ globally."

A visit to New York and the US East Coast is a Jolly / trials trip to a very friendly ally across the uncontested Atlantic, not a demonstration of global power projection.

Secretary of State, put your cock away there’s a good chap.
 

Spare_Rib

Lantern Swinger
A visit to New York and the US East Coast is a Jolly / trials trip to a very friendly ally across the uncontested Atlantic, not a demonstration of global power projection.

Secretary of State, put your cock away there’s a good chap.
Doesn’t he mean that the rest of the world will see it?! #justsayin’
 
Not guilty, it’s the strokers that have been playing up- we piggies know how to handle our drink!

Plus the British rags have made it sound bad, but 6 in 1,200 isn’t that bad!

Can’t believe the locals didn’t know we were coming mind!


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