Navy aircraft carriers delayed

The Royal Navy's new super carriers will come into service at least a year late, the MoD has confirmed this afternoon.

The giant warships - the biggest built since the second world war - will provide work for hundreds of people in the North-East.

The delay is believed to be down to a multi-billion pound black hole in the defence budget.

Comments (1)

Please log in to enable comment sorting

2:05pm Thu 11 Dec 08

dolanp1 says...

Does any one know if we need them let alone afford them.
Does any one know if we need them let alone afford them. dolanp1
  • Score: 0
Post a comment

Remember you are personally responsible for what you post on this site and must abide by our site terms. Do not post anything that is false, abusive or malicious. If you wish to complain, please use the ‘report this post’ link.

click2find

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree