HMS Monmouth and HMS Montrose, two Type 23 Frigates, will be given to Greece as part of efforts to 'sweeten the deal' to sell the Type 31.
Minehunter HMS Bangor has left Faslane for a two year mission to the Gulf.
A bespoke force of ships, aircraft and personnel will be based in Oman as part of a forward-deployed Littoral Response Group.
The move is part of an effort to secure the supply of specialist components for critical UK defence programmes.
The Scottish Affairs Committee has today launched a new inquiry examining the military landscape in Scotland.
The new 'National Flagship' is to cost £250m and be "in the water by 2024 or 2025".
Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth and her Carrier Strike Group have entered the South China Sea, a region largely claimed by China.
The Ministry of Defence have listed how many ships of each class are operationally available.
The long laid-up Type 23 Frigate has now left the fleet leaving the Royal Navy with 12 frigates.
HMS Queen Elizabeth and elements of her Carrier Strike Group have arrived in Singapore.