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700 (W) Naval Air Squadron bows out on a high

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Minister for the Armed Forces meets Royal Navy’s gold medal winners

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Royal Marines Sniper Training

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US Apaches exercise with RFA Cardigan Bay

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Latest Events

RM350

RM350 Ride

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Rm350

Return of RM350 Ride cyclists

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Royal Marines School of Music Guildhall Concert & Beating Retreat

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HMS Scotia

Royal Naval Reserve Live, HMS Scotia, Rosyth

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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 Chiddingfold

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HMS Express

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HMS Ramsey

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42 Commando

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815 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Echo

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RFA Wave Ruler

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Royal Marines 350

This year the Royal Marines celebrate their 350th anniversary. 350 years of unbroken service, of protecting the Nation's security. 350 years of timeless distinction. 

350 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. 

Careers

Aircraft Controller

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Naval Airman (Survival Equipment)

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RFA Communications Rating

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Warfare Officer

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RFA Seaman Grade Two

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Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering)

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Naval Airman (Aircraft Handler)

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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.