After months of intensive training and a six-week workout, HMS Diamond is ready for action. The Type 45 Destroyer reportedly received a 'very satisfactory' score from the assessors who put the ship through "all-out war, disaster relief and humanitarian evacuations" during Operational Sea Training. The vessel is pictured above in the foreground with HMAS Melbourne during joint operations in the Middle...
HMS Somerset has met and escorted the Chinese warship Xiangtan as she passes through the English channel on her way to the North Sea.
An engineering remedy is being worked on and HMS Dauntless will eventually return to operations, this however will not be for a few years.
Images of the flight deck have been released by the Royal Navy showing the rapid progress of HMS Queen Elizabeth.