Prince Harry has officially opened a new £30m Royal Navy centre in Plymouth that will boost Britain's amphibious fighting capabilities.
The royal travelled to Devonport naval base to launch Royal Marines Tamar, where servicemen are taught a range of skills from handling hovercrafts to staging beach landings.
John Andrews reports:
Prince Harry is due in Plymouth today.
He'll formally open the Royal Navy's new £30m amphibious centre at the Devonport Naval Base on Friday.
Royal Marines Tamar will be a centre of operations for small craft, hovercraft and fast boats and will train marines in coastal and river landings.
The prince will also attend a parade and reception at the centre.