British forces are taking part in a French naval deployment to the Indian Ocean and Far East, say the MoD.
Speaking as Assault Stations were successfully completed for the first time, the Ship's Amphibious Operations Officer, Lieutenant Colonel Mark Searight Royal Marines, explained the importance of HMS Queen Elizabeth and her capabilities.
The purpose of this Contract Notice, say the MoD, is to advertise the requirement and invite companies to express their interest to receive the tender for the T31e Frigate.
Royal Marines from 42 Commando have conducted a simulated assault launched from HMS Queen Elizabeth.
The plans for a new submarine training facility at Faslane were "very well received" at a public consultation event, according to the Ministry of Defence.
The first fixed wing fighter jet pilots have embarked on aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth as she prepares to begin flying the F-35B later in the year.
The Royal Marine commandos of Viking Squadron are teaching their American counterparts how to operate their all-terrain vehicle.
During her time with the Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group, Fort Rosalie transferred 254 pallets of stores to ships in the task group.
The system was designed and built at Caley’s facilities in Glasgow, and forms part of JFD’s 3rd Generation Submarine Rescue System.