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U.K. Decommissions HMS Illustrious
September 01, 2014
LONDON—The U.K. Royal Navy’s last Invincible-class aircraft carrier, HMS Illustrious, has been decommissioned. The 22,000-ton ship, which has been used as a helicopter carrier since the retirement of the Sea Harrier fleet in 2006 and the withdrawal of the Harrier GR9 in 2010, was formally retired...
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