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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 »

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 »

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

Admiral Kuznetsov A photo taken from a Norwegian surveillance aircraft shows Russian aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov in international waters off the coast of Northern Norway on October 17, 2016. 333 Squadron, Norwegian Royal Airforce/NTB Scanpix ...and more »

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

RTS18P3L British aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is pulled from its berth by tugs before its maiden voyage, in Rosyth, Scotland, on June 26. After U.K. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon suggested Russia may be jealous of the new aircraft carrier ...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 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 Elizabeth ...and more »

British warship HMS Queen Elizabeth mocked in Russian warning - Deutsche Welle

Russia's military has mocked Britain's new aircraft carrier, calling it 'a large, convenient target' that should keep its distance from Moscow's warships. A UK minister had previously scorned a Russian aircraft carrier. HMS Queen Elizabeth (picture ...and more »

Russian Navy Confirms Plans to Build New Aircraft Carrier - Sputnik International

ST. PETERSBURG (Sputnik) – The Russian Navy plans the construction of a new aircraft carrier to accompany the Admiral Kuznetsov, Vice-Adm. Viktor Bursuk, deputy navy commanded in charge of procurement, said Wednesday. "The Navy will build an aircraft ...and more »

UK, Russia Fight Over Whose Bad Aircraft Carriers Are Better - Popular Mechanics

Neither are particularly all that great right now, but at least the Royal Navy's has room for improvement. By Kyle Mizokami. Jun 29, 2017. Leon Neal. The United Kingdom and Russia are in a war of words over their carrier forces. It all started after a ...and more »

UK's new aircraft carrier is a 'convenient target', sneers Russia - euronews

Russia's defence ministry has dismissed the UK's new aircraft carrier as a “convenient, oversized target” and warned it not to come too close, hitting back at jibes by a British minister. Point of view. It is in the interests of the British royal navy ...and more »