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Nato war exercise off Scottish coast

A massive "simulated war" involving ships, aircraft and submarines is to be staged off the west coast of Scotland as part of a Nato military exercise.

The Royal Navy's flagship aircraft carrier, HMS Illustrious, will take the lead role in Exercise Joint Warrior.

James Cook spoke to Commodore Simon Ancona about the scale of the major military exercise.

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