Forward island of British carrier rolled out of building hall

April 21, 2015 11:50 PM

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BAE Systems says the forward island of a new British aircraft carrier is being readied for transport to a shipyard for integration with the rest of the ship structure.

The forward island, which contains the ship's bridge and about 100 vital mission systems compartments, is at a shipyard in Govan, Scotland, and will be transported by barge to Rosyth, Scotland, beginning on Friday.

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