The newest section of the first Dreadnought submarine to be built at BAE Systems’ yard in Barrow has been moved, as work on the first of class continues.
A CH-53K King Stallion completed a two-week period of sea trials in the Atlantic last month.
HMS Lancaster entered a period of "extended readiness" in Portsmouth in 2017.
The First Sea Lord advises that 82% of the Surface flotilla is now available, reflecting an arrest of declining numbers, it is also understood that availability is projected to keep increasing over the next 6-12 months.
In November 2019, the £1.5bn competition to build up to three Fleet Solid Support Ships was suspended, an update is due before the end of this year.
HMS Pembroke recently became the Royal Navy’s most modern Mine Countermeasures Vessel after being equipped with a new mine countermeasures command system.
HMS Westminster and HMS Kent were joined by Icelandic Coast Guard ship Thor for the opening phase of Exercise Dynamic Mongoose.
HMS Queen Elizabeth has returned home to Portsmouth for the first time as a "fully-trained aircraft carrier", say the Royal Navy.
The vessel was originally decommissioned in October 2017, she is now back in active service.
Standing NATO Maritime Group Two performed two days of exercises in the Aegean Sea with Turkish and Greek Navies at the end of last week.