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Russia says new UK aircraft carrier 'a convenient target' - BBC News

Russia has dismissed the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier as "just a convenient, large maritime target". Russian Defence Ministry spokesman Maj Gen Igor Konashenkov was hitting back at the UK for criticism of Russia's ageing carrier Admiral Kuznetsov.and more »

Russia and the UK are in a war of words over their aircraft carriers - Business Insider

The UK's newest and most powerful warship, the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, sailed from its dock in Scotland for sea trials this week. Russia's aircraft carrier, the Admiral Kuznetsov, is back in Murmansk for costly repairs after supporting ...and more »

Here's drone footage of the most powerful aircraft carrier ever built for the UK - Business Insider

Great Britain once had the most powerful Navy in the world, but since 2010, they haven't had a single aircraft carrier. That changed earlier this week. The HMS Queen Elizabeth — the largest and most powerful carrier the Royal Navy has ever built ...and more »

Russia Says 'Ship of Shame' Has 20 More Years at Sea Despite UK Government Taunt - Newsweek

Russia is boasting that, after a few repairs, its sole air carrier, which U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon labeled the “old, dilapidated Kuznetsov,” will sail for at least another 20 years. “We have an idea about the extent of the work and our ...and more »

Russia mocks HMS Queen Elizabeth as 'large convenient target' as it warns British warship to 'keep its distance' -

The Russian military has responded to British mockery of its ageing aircraft carrier by declaring that the Royal Navy's new flagship is nothing more than “a large, convenient target”. Moscow pointed to the Admiral Kuznetsov's array of missiles and ...and more »

Britain's new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is big target, says Russia - The Times

Russia has fired its latest salvo in a spat with Britain over naval prowess, saying that the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is nothing more than a “convenient target”. On Monday Sir Michael Fallon, the defence secretary, described Russia's ...and more »

Russia to build a new aircraft carrier after Sir Michael Fallon's jibe - The Times

Russia is to build a new aircraft carrier, the deputy commander of the country's navy has announced, days after HMS Queen Elizabeth set sail for the first time. The declaration by Vice-Admiral Viktor Bursuk follows a jibe from Sir Michael Fallon, the ...and more »

Russia mocks UK aircraft carrier as 'convenient target at sea' - Sky News

Moscow warns the UK to keep its new ship a few hundred miles from its Russian counterpart which Sir Michael Fallon said was "old". 16:29, UK, Thursday 29 June 2017. HMS Queen Elizabeth set out on its maiden voyage on Monday. Image: HMS Queen ...and more »

Russian Navy may get new advanced aircraft carrier - TASS

ST. PETERSBURG, June 28. /TASS/. The Russian Navy plans to build the first advanced aircraft carrier, Russian Navy Deputy Commander-in-Chief, Vice Admiral Biktor Bursuk, said today at the 2017 International Maritime Defense Show. "Yes, the Navy will ...and more »

Russia's Military Says the UK's New Warship is 'a Large, Convenient Naval Target' - Newsweek

Russia has fired back at boastful comments made by the U.K.'s defense secretary regarding his country's new aircraft carrier, which a Moscow general said would fail to stand up to Russia's military might. The Russian Defense Ministry issued a statement ...and more »