The newest British aircraft carrier "Queen Elizabeth" was sent to repair two weeks of Induction!

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The newest British aircraft carrier "Queen Elizabeth" was sent to repair two weeks after the solemn descent. The ship gave a leak.



According to the BBC, after two weeks of sailing the aircraft carrier, which should become the flagship of the British fleet, began to gain 200 liters of water every hour. The check showed that the reason was the defect, made during the ship's cladding. In addition to this, the test revealed a problem with one of the screws.

A representative of the British navy confirmed that the ship was sent for repair. According to him, the problems are easily eliminated and "Queen Elizabeth" will return to the operation early next year.
As indicated by the publication, the military department is concerned that a ship worth £ 3.1 billion so quickly failed. At the same time, discontent was caused precisely by the fact that several problems were detected on the aircraft carrier at once.

The ship, named after Queen Elizabeth I, is part of a large-scale program to modernize the British fleet. In accordance with the contract with the American Lockheed Martin, the aircraft carrier should be based on F-35 fighters, whose crew and servicemen are already trained in the United States.
Last week, the US Navy also faced problems. The newest destroyer Michael Monssoor was sent to the dock because of problems with the electrician. Shipbuilders at the same time also assured that repairs will be short and the ship will return to the operation early next year.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth: Leak discovered on new £3.1bn aircraft carrier


Issue identified during sea trials


HMS Queen Elizabeth is leaking as a result of an issue with a shaft seal Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Britain's new £3.1bn aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking and needs repairs.

The 65,000-tonne ship, hailed as Britain's most advanced warship and which was only commissioned into the Royal Navy fleet by The Queen earlier this month, has an issue with the shaft seal which was identified during sea trials, the Royal Navy told The Independent in a statement.

A spokesperson said: "This is scheduled for repair while she is alongside at Portsmouth. It does not prevent her from sailing again and her sea trials programme will not be affected."

According toThe Sun, the 280-metre ship was letting in 200 litres of water each hour and the fix would cost millions of pounds.

A defence source said the navy was aware the ship, which took eight years to build, had an issue when it was handed over by manufacturers and The Sun said the builders would have to foot the repair bill.

The paper said an investigation was being conducted to see whether the Queen Elizabeth's sister ship, HMS Prince of Wales, has the same problem.


A number of ship-building yards around the country were involved in building the Queen Elizabeth, including Govan and Scotstoun in Glasgow, Appledore in Devon, Cammell Laird in Liverpool, A&P on the Tyne in Newcastle and Portsmouth.
Around 10,000 people worked on construction of the ship, made up in sections at yards around the UK and transported to Rosyth, Fife, where it was assembled.

BAE systems, which played a key role in the construction, said it could be taken to sea with the current issue.

It said the problem would be rectified in the new year, a process expected to take a few days.

The company said: "It is normal practice for a volume of work and defect resolution to continue following vessel acceptance.

"This will be completed prior to the nation's flagship re-commencing her programme at sea in 2018."


"This is why we have sea trials for prototype ships," Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood tweeted in response to the news.

"Every ship takes on water. That's why you have pumps," Chris Parry, former senior Royal Navy officer told Sky News.

"When you get a brand new car not everything's perfect, you have to send it back to the garage to get a few things tweaked. This is exactly in that bracket.


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That's not totally unexpected for a brand new ship. There will be issues that need to be corrected. But it's nothing like Russia's only AC needing a tug boat whetever she goes...
 

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One thing I find hilarious is that the Brits think they have the second most powerful navy in the world after the US navy. They should get the silver medal in the delusion olympics, second only to the pakis.
Have you been to Britain? 20% of the population is parasitic jihadi scum, and the other 80% still mentally lives in the glory days of the Empire.
 

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"When you get a brand new car not everything's perfect, you have to send it back to the garage to get a few things tweaked.
the only new cars that kept going back to the workshop was the cars produced by a great British company called British Layland or in the words of the great British Auto Jurno Jermy " I hate everything" Clarkson British Laylandia
 

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HMS Queen Elizabeth: Leak discovered on new £3.1bn aircraft carrier


Issue identified during sea trials


HMS Queen Elizabeth is leaking as a result of an issue with a shaft seal Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Britain's new £3.1bn aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking and needs repairs.

The 65,000-tonne ship, hailed as Britain's most advanced warship and which was only commissioned into the Royal Navy fleet by The Queen earlier this month, has an issue with the shaft seal which was identified during sea trials, the Royal Navy told The Independent in a statement.

A spokesperson said: "This is scheduled for repair while she is alongside at Portsmouth. It does not prevent her from sailing again and her sea trials programme will not be affected."

According toThe Sun, the 280-metre ship was letting in 200 litres of water each hour and the fix would cost millions of pounds.

A defence source said the navy was aware the ship, which took eight years to build, had an issue when it was handed over by manufacturers and The Sun said the builders would have to foot the repair bill.

The paper said an investigation was being conducted to see whether the Queen Elizabeth's sister ship, HMS Prince of Wales, has the same problem.


A number of ship-building yards around the country were involved in building the Queen Elizabeth, including Govan and Scotstoun in Glasgow, Appledore in Devon, Cammell Laird in Liverpool, A&P on the Tyne in Newcastle and Portsmouth.
Around 10,000 people worked on construction of the ship, made up in sections at yards around the UK and transported to Rosyth, Fife, where it was assembled.

BAE systems, which played a key role in the construction, said it could be taken to sea with the current issue.

It said the problem would be rectified in the new year, a process expected to take a few days.

The company said: "It is normal practice for a volume of work and defect resolution to continue following vessel acceptance.

"This will be completed prior to the nation's flagship re-commencing her programme at sea in 2018."


"This is why we have sea trials for prototype ships," Defence Minister Tobias Ellwood tweeted in response to the news.

"Every ship takes on water. That's why you have pumps," Chris Parry, former senior Royal Navy officer told Sky News.

"When you get a brand new car not everything's perfect, you have to send it back to the garage to get a few things tweaked. This is exactly in that bracket.


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/u...carrier-billions-royal-navy-mod-a8117861.html
So it's a leaking bucket....:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Apart from that these will carry VTOL F-35c which are facing too many problems and are practically of no use during war as they can't carry enough fuel and weapons for longer missions.

So both British carriers are basically for fleet protection. Very expensive I would say since fleet protection can be done by inexpensive missiles both surface to air and ship to ship and ciws.:scared2::scared2:
 

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So it's a leaking bucket....:rofl::rofl::rofl:

Apart from that these will carry VTOL F-35c which are facing too many problems and are practically of no use during war as they can't carry enough fuel and weapons for longer missions.

So both British carriers are basically for fleet protection. Very expensive I would say since fleet protection can be done by inexpensive missiles both surface to air and ship to ship and ciws.:scared2::scared2:
With the demise of HMS Ocean the Prince of Wales will have aviation facilities for Apache and Chinook. They are talking about scrapping Albion and Bulwark and cutting a third of the marines. The QE could get the facilities in a refit. They would be the most expensive LPHs in history.
 

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