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 Bulwark stands to for Jutland 100

HMS Bulwark stands to for Jutland 100

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Commando’s gunners keep their eyes on the target in California

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Ceremony blesses Hood's bell 75 years after battle-cruiser's terrible demise

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First sea captain joins Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier

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Latest Events

Battle of Jutland Centenary Commemorations

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation Plymouth

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Royal Marines Reserve presentation, CTCRM Lympstone

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Bristol

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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 Defender

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RFA Wave Ruler

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HMS Enterprise

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HMS Biter

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814 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Middleton

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HMS Clyde

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JUTLAND 100

On 31 May 2016 events across the land and sea, and under the waves, will mark the 100th anniversary of the greatest naval battle fought in World War 1. 

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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

RFA Systems Engineer Officer

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Marine Engineer Officer (Submariner)

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Warfare Specialist

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Writer (Submariner)

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Weapon Engineer Officer (Submariner)

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Dental Hygienist

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Dental 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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