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

HMS Ocean lands helicopters

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Royal Navy Amphibious Task Group in Gibraltar

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Diamond hosts EU Naval Force Commander

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Duke of Wellington visits HMS Iron Duke

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Latest Events

HMS Forward

HMS Forward Recruitment Stand, Birmingham

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RMR London Crest

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, RMR Cambridge Detachment

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RMR London Crest

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, RMR Oxford Detachment

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RMR London Crest

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, City of London

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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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814 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Portland

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HMS Daring

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43 Commando Fleet Protection Group

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HMS Biter

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HMS Chiddingfold

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HMS Blyth

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Trafalgar Day

Each year on 21 October a ceremony is held on board Victory marking the anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar, a battle which defined the Age of Sail and which sealed British dominion of the seas for a hundred years.

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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. 

Careers

Aircrew Officer Observer/ Navigation & Weapon Systems

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Hospitality (Steward Submariner)

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Logistics Officer

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Naval Airman (Survival Equipment)

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Royal Naval Reserve Cyber Unit

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Medical Assistant (General Service)

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Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme (Marine Engineering)

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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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