Well, prior to about 1930, Japan bought all their large caliber naval artillery from England and Germany!For Rogue :
May 29, 2012 Computer-generated image issued by the MoD of an aircraft carrier ... By contrast, Spain and Italy have miniature carriers with around a dozen ...
Ironic. The UK had no crane that could lift the QEII components so it bought one from...China LOL. Ironic. Think of the purpose of the ship and which country it could be used against. Ironic indeed. But money has no colour.
And yes, a miniature carrier is better than none.