Friday, 15 March 2013

Focus - Naval Technology: Models of Royal Navy future Carrier & RFA Tanker simulate Replenishment At Sea

Two highly-accurate one-tonne scale models of HMS Queen Elizabeth and future tanker RFA Tidespring have been tested in Europe’s largest indoor water tank in Gosport to determine how the two ships can sail safely in company. Key to any future operations by the carrier – the largest warship ever to sail under the White Ensign – will be sustaining her thousands of miles from home.

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