BAE say the Type 26 Frigate will be a highly capable ship undertaking a wide range of roles from high intensity conflict to humanitarian assistance.
Trials are simultaneously underway for both HMS Queen Elizabeth and F-35B Lightning before they come together in 2018 but just what do sea trials involve?
The F-35A made its aerial demonstration debut at the Paris Air Show in front of crowds of thousands.
Aerial footage filmed by a camera drone shows the sheer scale of HMS Queen Elizabeth as she left Rosyth Dockyard and went to sea for the first time.
Tugs have mounted a huge operation to move supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth out of Rosyth Dockyard.
Watch as Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond tests her Sea Viper missile system off the coast of Scotland.
Watch as a simulation shows how the small fleet of tugs will take HMS Queen Queen Elizabeth to sea.