New figures eveal that just over 6,000 people are directly employed at Faslane and Coulport.
Aircraft are embarking on-board HMS Queen Elizabeth ahead of the carriers upcoming global deployment.
The Royal Navy has decided to give the newer River class ships a distinct identity to recognise their extended missions.
An independent board of twelve experts reviewed the Type 31 Frigate design, interrogated the engineering team and provided feedback to Babcock.
HMS Tamar has been given a makeover.
HMS Medway underwent a successful planned maintenance period, delivered by BAE Systems, at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, Florida.
A former Royal Navy Admiral has claimed that the membership of an independent Scotland in NATO could be "rendered impossible".
Trident could be forced overseas or scrapped entirely if Scotland were to leave the UK, according to Rear Admiral John Gower.
HMS Queen Elizabeth and her Carrier Strike Group are visiting Scotland.
A video shows a Merlin helicopter drop a torpedo into Falmouth Bay as part of a training exercise.