820 Naval Air Squadron

820 NAS is the dedicated helicopter squadron for HMS Queen Elizabeth: the Royal Navy’s awe-inspiring new breed of aircraft carrier.

820 Naval Air Squadron is currently on deployment

Training

UK

Get help understanding deployment

This unit is currently on deployment, find out how that might affect you.

Get Help

Unit official communications

For the latest updates about this unit visit the Royal Navy forum.

About this forum

Commanding Officer

Commander C J Knowles

820 Naval Air Squadron's role

The primary warfighting role of 820 Naval Air Squadron is the seeking out and destruction of enemy submarines – although the Merlin’s versatility means that the unit is capable of performing any number of duties, from all-weather search and rescue operations to transporting cargo and troops.

Unit history

Royal Navy careers

Never miss an update...

Want all the latest news from 820 Naval Air Squadron? Add this page to your favourites.

favourites

Follow the Royal Navy on Twitter

RT @RNASCuldrose: 700 X Naval Air Squadron are the @RoyalNavy’s experts in Remotely Piloted Air Systems. This innovative team has an impr…