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Images Dated 27th November 2005

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HMS Exeter is shown towing the splash target for the bombing runs of the Sea Harriers Featured 27 Nov 2005 Print

HMS Exeter is shown towing the splash target for the bombing runs of the Sea Harriers

HMS Exeter is shown towing the splash target for the bombing runs of the Sea Harriers of 801 NAS from HMS Illustrious.
Having spent two years embarking periodically in HMS Invincible as the High-Readiness Aircraft Carrier, 801 NAS had just returned from 6 weeks training with HMS Illustrious, in order to assist in her preparations for the role. Embarking for the second and third phases of her Operational Sea Training (OST) package, together with 849 Squadron A Flight Sea King Mk 7s and a Sea King Mk 6 of 771 Squadron, 801's Sea Harrier FA2s tailored their flying to provide progressive training for all of HMS Illustrious newly formed crew.
After two weeks of combined Fixed and Rotary Wing flying operations, HMS Illustrious next embarked the RAF Harrier GR7's of 1(F) Squadron, who soon adjusted to the unique demands of operating from an Aircraft Carrier at sea. It was at this point, after three intensive weeks that HMS Illustrious and her Tailored Air Group (TAG) were assessed to be fit to continue into Phase 3 of OST, where a highflying rate would be integrated into a tactical scenario.
Following a brief port visit to Newcastle, in order to refresh all embarked personnel and conduct essential maintenance, HMS Illustrious sailed with her full complement of TAG for Exercise Neptune Warrior. This Exercise had an extremely large number of multinational participants, ranging from HMAS Anzac (an Australian Frigate), to a Dutch Submarine, and was conducted in the challenging waters of the North-West Scottish coast. Neptune Warrior pitted two large Naval Task Groups against each other in a complex Political scenario, and enabled the TAG to operate in a Maritime Strike role, focussing on the GR7s Strike capability

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Florence Italy. Tracery From The Campanile Of Giotto. Artist John Ruskin. Engraver J Featured 27 Nov 2005 Print

Florence Italy. Tracery From The Campanile Of Giotto. Artist John Ruskin. Engraver J

Florence Italy. Tracery From The Campanile Of Giotto. Artist John Ruskin. Engraver J.C. Armytage. From The Seven Lamps Of Architecture By John Ruskin Published 1894 By George Allen London

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