PROTECTING OUR NATION'S INTERESTS

GUARDIAN AND DIPLOMAT

In times of conflict or peace, the Royal Navy is key to the prosperity of Britain and the stability of the high seas. Explore our role on the global stage.

MADE IN THE ROYAL NAVY

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Latest News

Commander UK Maritime Forces speech at Palace of Westminster

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New helicopter surveillance system to protect Royal Navy aircraft carriers announced

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The Navy’s 3D eyes

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Navy's eyes in the sky look to the future on board HMS Ocean

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Latest Events

HMS Cambria

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Cardiff

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HMS Hibernia

Royal Naval Reserve Live Event, HMS Hibernia

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HMS Cambria

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Swansea

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Massed Bands

Glasgow Military Tattoo

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DEPLOYED UNITS

support for families

Deployments can be a challenging time for the families left behind. This is why we do everything we can to help you and your loved one prepare. Take a look at the resources and guidance available to you. 

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HMS Mersey

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RFA Fort Victoria

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HMS Bangor

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RFA Wave Ruler

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RFA Wave Knight

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HMS Bulwark

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HMS Blyth

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Royal Marines 352

On the 28th October 2016 the Royal Marines celebrated their 352nd anniversary. 352 years of unbroken service, of protecting the Nation's security. 352 years of timeless distinction. 

352 years of the Royal Marines

OUR CAPABILITY

versatile strength

The Royal Navy’s capability is among the most impressive in the world. What does it take to bring it to life? People of the highest calibre. And some of the most powerful equipment on the planet. Explore the specialist skills and gear behind our operational effectiveness.

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LIFELONG SKILLS

rewarding careers

Jobs in the Royal Navy take discipline and determination. You give a lot, but you get a lot in return. Like the skills to stand you in good stead during your time with us – and beyond. 

Warfare Specialist Tactical (Submariner)

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Air Engineer Officer

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Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering)

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Adult Nurse Reserve

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Ex-regular Reserve

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Environmental Health Officer

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Biomedical Scientist Student

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OUR ORGANISATION

one navy

The Royal Navy is made up of five arms. The might of ships in the Surface Fleet, the aerial strength that is the Fleet Air Arm, the covert Submarine Service, the elite and amphibious Royal Marines, and the civilian fleet central to our effectiveness, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

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