820 NAS are currently supporting the F35 flying trials onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

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The aircrew, normally based at RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall, will be honing their Anti-Submarine Warfare skills and polishing their tactics for Carrier Strike Task Group operations. 

Already recognised as a world beating Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) platform, the US Navy are relishing the opportunity to see the Merlin Mk2 in action in its primary role.