However this time round an Osprey detachment will be based on the Royal Navy flagship.

Commander Adie Baker, responsible for aviation operations in HMS Ocean said:

“Having just taken over as Commander Air, it is terrific to have the opportunity to work with the Osprey so early in my tenure. 

“While they have visited Ocean in the past, having them embarked for a few weeks for amphibious exercises is the next step in increasing our ability to operate more closely with our allies.”