Aircraft Carriers III

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    Saturday at 12:48 PM
    it could be pure fun to understand their argumentation for clogging the deck while an AAW frigate
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    but I don't know Arabic ... the vid:
     
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    Malabar 2017 photo ops! Three carriers leading the formation.

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    now noticed "HMS Queen Elizabeth has a broadband connection of only eight megabits ..." inside kinda sensationalist article
    Britain spends billions on flawed F‑35s https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/...h?shareToken=48def4de799cfdbb2021c6c4c504183c
     
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    ... as of today HMS Queen Elizabeth is still docked in Invergordon.
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    Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has picked up an item of debris around one of her propeller shafts officials have confirmed, quashing earlier rumours of a major malfunction

    This article is dated 10 July..so then if irtis just debris why is she still docked a week later? Curious.

    Hopefully what ever the problem is it is minor and she will be underway soon..

     
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    according to the new guy Yesterday at 12:58 PM
    so I wait for Wednesday
     
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    now noticed at Jane's F-35B begins new ski-ramp testing campaign
    ... the rest is behind paywall at http://www.janes.com/article/72352/f-35b-begins-new-ski-ramp-testing-campaign
     
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    The JMSDF is almost as tight as the PLAN Type 071 and LCAC

    Why are they running those LHD with empty decks ? What are they carrying fresh air ?

    That deck sure look better with helicopter packed out
     
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    That's how the roll. They are maintaining a low profile so their politicians won't realize they have aircraft carriers.:rolleyes:...Honestly it could be a lack of aircraft.

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    GREAT Pics, and a great finish to a great exercise involving India, the US and Japan.

    The three of them working closely together in such exercises sends a strong message.

    Those three flat decks are, the USS Nimitz, India’s aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, and on of Japan’s four helicopter carriers, JS Izumo
     
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    The US Carrier (Nimitz) has 45 aircraft on deck.

    Malibar2017-Nimitz-01.jpg

    The Indian carrier (Vikramatitya) has 18 aircraft on deck:

    Malibar2017-Vikram-01.jpg

    ...and the Japanese carrier, which I have seen with as many as six or eight helos at a time...has none in these pictures.

    Malibar2017-Izumo-01.jpg
     
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