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


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.