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Paul Allen’s RV Petrel Finds USS Hornet Wreckage

One of the most important aircraft carriers in WWII history has been located by the crew of Paul Allen’s RV Petrel. The discovery of the USS Hornet was made during Petrel’s first mission of 2019. The USS Hornet played a pivotal role in some of the most important moments in WWII naval history, including the Doolittle Raid and the Battle of Midway. From the deck of the Hornet,

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New British Naval Ship Undergoes Trials and Installations Before Transatlantic Voyage

New landing aids for jets and helicopters are being installed on HMS Queen Elizabeth during a 13-week capability insertion period before the vessel makes an inaugural transatlantic voyage, including a visit to New York City, in September. The ship, the newest in the British navy, is being outfitted with communication systems including an azimuth antenna and elevation antenna that will

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