Jet pack demonstration alongside Royal Navy flagship

A training demonstration has taken place in New York Harbor using jet packs and Royal Navy flagships.

The Sussex-based jet suit developer Gravity Industries has worked with Royal Marines Commandos to explore how personnel can use its systems to move between ships and shore or board suspicious vessels.

The test, carried out by Royal Marine Reservists, was from the deck of the Portsmouth-based aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth.

That Royal Navy flagship has been in New York to host a two-day Anglo-American defense conference.

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