HMS Queen Elizabeth’s Diesel Engines Run For First Time

Posted on June 26, 2015

Together, each power unit weighs approximately 200 tonnes – the weight of two medium size passenger jets.
Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Philip Dunne, officially started the first of the ship’s four diesel generators at the home of the UK’s aircraft carrier programme in Rosyth, Scotland today bringing the ship to life for the first time.



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