The Royal Navy will test its ability to deal with major events, such as a terrorist attack on the Olympics, in a major exercise two week exercise.
The Joint Warrior exercise involving forces from Europe and North America is aimed at creating a task group that can be deployed to major global incidents.
The two-week exercise will start on Monday and is one of the biggest to be held in the area.
In addition to the UK, Joint Warrior prepares the US, Denmark, Norway, France, Canada, Germany and the Netherlands for a number of maritime threats.
The aviation elements are to be based at the two Scottish bases of Lossiemouth and Leuchars
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