New carrier to be modified for amphibious operations

March 16, 2016 6:15 PM

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New carrier to be modified for amphibious operations

One of two new aircraft carriers for Britain's Royal Navy will be modified to carry helicopters for amphibious operations.

PORTSMOUTH, England, March 16 (UPI) -- One of Britain's new Queen Elizabeth-class carriers is to be modified to operate as an amphibious fighting platform for the Royal Marines.

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