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HMS Queen Elizabeth: Diesel Fuel

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN 62874, tabled on 25 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, how many litres of diesel have been consumed by (a) HMS Queen Elizabeth and (b) HMS Queen Elizabeth's air wing since leaving Portsmouth on 22 May 2021.

Answered on

28 October 2021

To date, HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH has travelled over 27,000 nautical miles during her maiden Carrier Strike Group deployment.

The Government does not disclose operational information about the fuel consumption of Royal Navy assets as to do so would, or would be likely to, prejudice the capability, effectiveness or security of the Armed Forces.

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