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

Royal Marines pass on winter warfare skills in world's most extreme cold weather

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RFA Wave Knight arrives in Cuba

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Latest Events

RMR Scotland

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Glasgow

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Edinburgh

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Aberdeen

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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 Ramsey

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814 Naval Air Squadron

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RFA Lyme Bay

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HMS Clyde

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HMS Portland

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RFA Fort Austin

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820 Naval Air Squadron

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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. 

Chaplain Reserve

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Biomedical Scientist Student

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Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering) (Submariner)

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Royal Navy Police

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Aircraft Controller

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Medical Officer

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Warfare Officer

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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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