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Royal Navy Begins Celebrating 100 Years of Naval Aviation

17th February 2009 - 14:25 GMT | by in London


“We cannot do expeditionary warfare without carriers. But it isn’t just about carriers. The teeth of the fleet will always have aviation in it,” said First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Jonathon Band speaking yesterday at an event held at the Royal Aeronautical Society in London, UK, to mark the start of a year which will celebrate 100 years of aviation in the Royal Navy.

With Labour Minister for Defence Equipment and Support Quentin Davies on hand to share in the celebrations, there was much talk of what the new carrier capability would bring to the Royal Navy, which has taken

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