R08 HMS Queen Elizabeth

Royal Navy




   


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Flight Deck: Q
Call Sign: GQLZ


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2008-mayOrdered
2009-jul-7Laid downAssembled at Babcock Rosyth, from modules built by BAE Systems (Glasgow), BAE Systems (Portsmouth), Babcock (Appledore), A & P Tyneside and Cammell Laird
2014-jul-4LaunchedNaming Ceremony. Dry dock flooded at Babcock Rosyth, after modular construction and cleared No. 1 Dock on 17 Jul
2015-jun-30NEWS HMD Portsmouth Portsmouth Harbour To Be Dredged For QEC Carriers
2017-jun-29Trialsoff Dunbar Trials departed HMD Rosyth for 6 week manufacturer Phase 1 trials, with HMS Sutherland as escort.
2017-jul-04NEWS Merlin First aircraft to Land on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Specifications    

    from Queen Elizabeth class
674crew
250troops
65000full load (tn)
280length (m)
70beam (m)
11draught (m)
10000range (nm)
25max speed (knots)
107000power (shp)
2Naval Engine gas turbine - Rolls Royce MT30
3Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm



Builder    

HMD Rosyth, Rosyth


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