BMT Aircraft Carrier

In partnership with Thales Naval UK, BMT’s twin island carrier design, complete with reconfigurable flight deck options, was the winning design for the QEC Aircraft Carrier.

BMT’s adaptable platform concept was taken forward as the basis for the definitive CVF ‘Delta Design’, and our experts have formed part of rainbow teams of designers throughout the project.

Since 1999 BMT has provided expertise across various UK design and build locations and in the 4 main design directorates:

  • Platform
  • Power & propulsion
  • Aviation

Key disciplines employed include structures, transport, fire protection, control & instrumentation, fuel systems, safety, stability, weight control, supportability, general arrangement, technical documentation and auxiliary systems. BMT staff are in key posts to ensure that the BMT winning platform design, as built, achieves original design intent. 
For more information please visit the Aircraft Carrier Alliance website http://www.aircraftcarrieralliance.co.uk/

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Useful Information

Range: 8,000 to 10,000 nautical miles
Displacement: 65,000 tonnes
Power: Each ship has two propellers which together will output 80MW of power
Length: 250m
Speed: 25knots