The Royal Navy's flagship HMS Bulwark will sail into Weymouth later as the force prepares to provide security for the sailing events at the Olympic Games.
Patrol vessels, landing craft, the Royal Marines and Merlin Helicopters will patrol the coast of Dorset during the games.
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