Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire as part of an exercise to prepare British crews for war.
Royal Air Force helicopters and fast jets are involved in the training at RAF Leeming, where pilots are gaining advanced skills in air warfare.
The base was chosen because it is close to the North Sea and training areas like Otterburn.
The Duchess of Cornwall, who is an Honorary Air Commodore, is visiting RAF Leeming, where she officially opened the new station medical centre.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall has met with staff and patients from RAF Leeming on a visit to the North Yorkshire air base to open its news £4.9m medical centre.
Children from Leeming RAF Primary School prepare to welcome HRH The Duchess of Cornwall as she visits the North Yorkshire air base to open its news £4.9m medical centre.
RAF top guns are teaming up with their French counterparts to spearhead a major military exercise from RAF Leeming in North Yorkshire.
The 11-day event sees aircraft from Britain, France, the United States, Canada and Germany taking part in a UK wide training exercise.
The Band of the RAF Regiment have lead a homecoming parade at RAF Leeming.
Around 70 personnel from 34 Squadron RAF Regiment are expected to be presented with medals.
A Squadron from RAF Leeming is preparing for its latest deployment to Afghanistan, and for one family from the region it is a more unusual occasion than usual.
Three of the Townsend family work for the same Signals Unit at the North Yorkshire air base.
As Sarah Townsend waves goodbye to her son, she will be welcoming home her husband who is returning from his four month tour of duty.
Watch the full report from Claire Montgomery below.
A Squadron from RAF Leeming is preparing for its latest deployment to Afghanistan and for one family, the tour of duty is more of an emotional occasion than usual.
Three of the family work for the same Signals Unit at the North Yorkshire air base.
Mother Sarah Townsend is waving goodbye to her son Ben, but will be welcoming home her husband in the next few days.
You can watch the lunchtime report from Claire Montgomery below.