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Saturday, July 11, 2015

Aircraft carrier to be repainted after rust fears

HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08)In the latest hitch to hit the Royal Navy's £6.2bn aircraft carrier programme, contaminants have got in to some of the topcoat on the giant HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Engineers building the 65,000-tonne giant believe this happened as they rushed to get the carrier ready for its launch last year.

Sources said dust and particles from grinding and hot work got in to the paint as it was applied.

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1 comment:

  1. Must be a slow news day for this paper, they have managed to make a mountain out of a mole hill over a bit of painting.


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