The Queen will formally commission HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy fleet in just three weeks on the 7th of December.
A Terrier Oriole projectile was shot down by NATO warships off the coast of Scotland.
Culdrose is squeezing in more than 600 hours of flying as the base transforms into an approximation an active aircraft carrier in preparation for deployment to HMS Queen Elizabeth.
Babcock and BMT recently signed a cooperation agreement which could see the Type 31e Frigate built in Rosyth, Scotland and Appledore, Devon if their bid is successful.
Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin has been in Australia discussing defence equipment and the Type 26 Frigate in particular.
During a recent visit to Australia, Harriet Baldwin announced the intention to look at the feasibility of fitting the Australian CEAFAR radar on future British warships.
HMS Scimitar intercepted the Infanata Elena yesterday morning and forced the corvette away from British waters off Gibraltar.
Watch the successful firing of a Trident ballistic missile by HMS Vigilant during a test launch in the Atlantic Ocean.