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One year of construction at the Northern Ammunition Jetty

This week, marks one year since we started construction work to refurbish the Northern Ammunition Jetty in Glen Mallan, Scotland, to support the Royal Navy’s surface fleet and aircraft carriers in loading and unloading ammunition.

Safe Approach to Portsmouth: Navigation Lights for Aircraft Carriers

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One of the navigation aids in situ. [VolkerWessels UK, 2016]

Hi, I’m Philip Wise, DIO’s Principal Project Manager for the work taking place at Portsmouth to ready the naval base to be home port of the Royal Navy’s two new aircraft carriers. The first, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is planned to …

Powering Up: Frequency converter marks major step forward in powering new aircraft carriers

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The frequency converter and jetty electrical systems are a vital part of powering the ship. [Crown Copyright / MOD 2017]

Hi, I’m Philip Wise, DIO’s Principal Project Manager for the major infrastructure investment currently taking place at HMNB Portsmouth to ready the base for the arrival of the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Carriers, which will be based in the city. …