The US Navy will use the CMV-22B to replace the C-2A Greyhound for transporting personnel, mail, supplies and high-priority cargo from shore bases to aircraft carriers at sea. The aircraft can also carry major components of the F-35s engine.
The Ministry of Defence say it remains confident that Merlin Mk2 helicopters fitted with the CROWSNEST early warning system will be available to support the first operational deployment of HMS Queen Elizabeth in 2021.
HMS Medway has set sail to take on the Atlantic Patrol Tasking (North) tasking, say the Royal Navy.
45 Commando are on exercise in the north of Norway undertaking Arctic survival training.
The intention to increase the number of Royal Navy warships has been expressed by a Minister of State for Defence this week.
The Royal Navy have recorded around 15 seperate unauthorised incursions into Faslane and Coulport in the last 10 years.
Six Indian parliamentarians toured HMS Prince of Wales as part of the UK-India Chevening Parliamentarian Fellowship Programme.
American aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford departed its homeport of Norfolk to begin Aircraft Compatibility Testing.
RFA Tiderace is now in dry dock at Cammell Laird receiving routine maintenance.
HMS Queen Elizabeth is sailing to conduct Carrier Qualifications as well as Landing Signal Officer qualifications with 207 Squadron, the UK's F-35 Lightning training squadron.