RNAS Culdrose helicopters in major exercise

Helicopters from RNAS Culdrose are playing a major role in a military training exercise which started today in the North Atlantic

Culdrose helicopters in major naval exercise

Helicopters from RNAS Culdrose are playing a major role in a military training exercise which started today in the North Atlantic.

We had the chance to catch up with the fleet of Merlins as they prepared for the exercise - and see the vital role they're now equipped to play to protect the Royal Navy. Our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy reports

Helicopter crews take part in major exercise

A helicopter hovers close to HMS Illustious Credit: ITV News Westcountry

Helicopter crews from RNAS Culdrose are taking part in a major exercise off Falmouth on board aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious.You can see a full report on ITV West Country tomorrow from our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy.

Crews are working with the ship in a joint training exercise Credit: ITV News Westcountry

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