Friday, October 21, 2016

U.S. Navy to Deploy A Squadron of Attorneys In Support Of British Aircraft Carrier Operations

The new ships will be impressive bits of machinery. As Wikipedia notes:
The Queen Elizabeth class carriers will be closer in size to a Nimitz-class carrier (left) than the Invincible-class ships they replace (right)

From The Register:
...“Our American partners lead the world in carrier strike group operations. So we are delighted to be working with the US Navy judge advocate general to help maximise our legal readiness in support of our nation’s return to carrier strike,” said Commodore Andrew Jameson, chief lawyer of the RN, in a canned quote from the MoD....
And here come the attorneys, declining a helicopter ride or even a breeches buoy, knowing the sharks will extend professional courtesy: