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.

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Latest News

£100 million pound investment

£100m investment in Portsmouth Naval Base confirmed

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 Last wings presentation for Navy Sea King MK 4 and Lynx aircrew

Last wings presentation for Navy Sea King MK 4 and Lynx aircrew

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Snowbound baby rescued by Royal Navy rescue helicopter

Snowbound baby rescued by Royal Navy rescue helicopter

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Reservists train through Dartmoor gales

Reservists train through Dartmoor gales

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Latest Events

RMR Scotland

Royal Marines Reserve Live, RMR Scotland

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HMS Vivid

Royal Naval Reserve Live, HMS Vivid

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HMS Forward

Royal Naval Reserve Live, HMS Forward

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RMR London Crest

Royal Marines Reserve 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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HMS Dragon

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HMS Dauntless

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RFA Black Rover

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HMS Blyth

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HMS Express

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HMS Argyll

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HMS Chiddingfold

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Securing Britain's Future

An island nation needs a powerful navy. A simple fact, often forgotten. Go behind the scenes of the new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and discover its true scale and ambition.

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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

Writer (Submariner)

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Dental Nurse

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Supply Chain Logistician (Submariner)

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Mine Clearance Diver

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RFA Marine Engineer Officer

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RFA Seamanship Apprentice

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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.