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British Aircraft Carrier Should Be Shared, Says Admiral

June 07 2011


A French admiral says that Britain and France are prepared to share an aircraft carrier as part of an effort to more closely integrate their navies, reports London's Daily Telegraph.

The second of two Queen Elizabeth-class carriers currently being built for the British Royal Navy should be used for training, a move that would save millions for both nations, Adm. Pierre Francois Forissier said in an interview with the British newspaper.

France has a nuclear-powered carrier,...

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