Saturday, February 19, 2011
The biggest ship ever built for the Royal Australian Navy has been launched amid pomp and ceremony at the northern Spanish port of Ferrol.
HMAS Canberra and the HMAS Adelaide are amphibious assault ships being built by a Spanish ship-building company, and they are not expected to be in service for three years.
While they are based on an off-the-shelf aircraft carrier design, the ships are billed as a whole lot more.
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