CSG21: Task force eyes first deployment as Strike Warrior concludes

HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) and her task force have returned to Her Majesty’s Naval Base (HMNB) Portsmouth, Hampshire, after concluding Exercise Strike Warrior – the final training event before the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) sets sail on its maiden deployment to the Far East this weekend.

HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales at sea [MOD Crown Copyright/Petty Officer Photographer Jay Allen]
Back in the carrier business! HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) – the Royal Navy’s new flagship aircraft carrier – sails alongside her sister vessel, HMS Prince of Wales (R09), at sea for the first time on May 19, 2021. MOD Crown Copyright/Petty Officer Photographer Jay Allen

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