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HMS Dragon makes a cameo appearance in 'No Time To Die' (Picture: MOD).
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James Bond: How The Military Played A Role In 'No Time To Die'

From aircraft, sea vessels and the Household Cavalry, the UK Armed Forces played a key role in filming the 25th James Bond movie.

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HMS Dragon makes a cameo appearance in 'No Time To Die' (Picture: MOD).

All three of the UK's Armed Forces played a key role in the making of the new James Bond film.

The makers of 'No Time To Die' have spoken of their gratitude to the Ministry of Defence for granting access to military equipment and personnel.

Associate producer Gregg Wilson said: "There’s a long-standing association between the Bond films and the Armed Forces.

"We definitely call upon them when we need their help."

When it comes to the Royal Air Force, look out for RAF Brize Norton in the film – it stood in for a NATO airbase in Norway. 

Permission was also granted to film inside the C-17 Globemaster aircraft for the scene where Q hands over some of his legendary gadgets.

The Royal Navy also features in the film.

Keep your eyes peeled for Type 45 destroyer HMS Dragon.

She's not hard to miss, thanks to the instantly recognisable red Welsh dragon on her bow.

RAF Brize Norton stands in for a NATO airbase in Norway alongside a C-17 aircraft (Picture: MOD).

Producer Barbara Broccoli said the Royal Navy was "very generous".

"We have always had really wonderful co-operation from all the services in the UK.

"The RAF were terrifically helpful in giving us access to their airbase, and access to the plane, and we have been so grateful for the co-operation of the Royal Navy and the Army.

"The Ministry of Defence has always been very supportive of the James Bond films.

"I think [the UK Armed Forces and James Bond] share common values in terms of keeping Britain safe.

"Bond represents courage, integrity, loyalty and selfless commitment to Queen and country, and those are all the values of the Armed Forces.

"Both can be trusted to do the right thing, truly professionally," she added.

The Army contributed too. Watch out for members of the Household Cavalry in the scene where Madeleine Swann crosses The Mall.

And it wouldn't be a Bond film without chases, jumps and explosions – many of them were filmed on Salisbury Plain.