The next stage of the creation of the Royal Navy's new aircraft carriers will continue in Portsmouth today. A section of HMS Queen Elizabeth was recently delivered to Scotland. Now the steel is about to be cut for the centre block of HMS Prince of Wales.
Work starts to move a section of the hull of the Navy's newest aircraft carrier from Portsmouth to Scotland. Weighing 6,000 tonnes, the block of HMS Queen Elizabeth is being lifted onto a barge at BAE Systems shipbuilding yard in the city. It will now be assembled at Rosyth in Fife.
The Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth will be assembled in Scotland. Parts of the ship are being transported from Portsmouth today. Our reporter Richard Jones is there to watch the operation take shape.
The first part of one of Portsmouth's new aircraft carriers, the HMS Queen Elizabeth, will be loaded onto a seagoing barge today. It will be shipped to Scotland next weekend, where the final assembly of the carriers will take place.