The last tranche of soldiers to complete their Phase 1 training at Bassingbourn Barracks have marched off the parade square and into the history books.
Fresh from a £40m refit, helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious has begun two months of intensive training off the south coast of Britain.
A boarding team from HMS Somerset has liberated a large fishing dhow, which had been taken over by a group of armed Somalis a few days earlier, over 100 miles (160km) off the coast of Somalia.
Royal Navy frees fishermen from suspected Somali pirates
The Royal Navy minehunter HMS Bangor has destroyed a 2,000-pound (907kg) mine and a torpedo lying on the seabed off the port of Tobruk in eastern Libya.
HMS Bangor destroys bombs off Libya
Attack helicopter ships from the British and French navies have met up off the coast of Libya in a practical demonstration of the UK-French Defence Co-operation Treaty.
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UK and French ships rendezvous off Libyan coast