HMS Queen Elizabeth

An artist's impression of HMS Queen Elizabeth.

HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) will be the first ship in the aircraft supercarrier series of Queen Elizabeth. It is scheduled to enter service in 2016, but had previously been due to enter service in 2020. She will be the second complete ship to be called HMS Queen Elizabeth, and will be named after Queen Elizabeth I.

The carrier is expected to support up to twenty aircraft at a time. This will be a series of F-35 Lightnings, AW101 Sea Knights, and AW159 Lynx.

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