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

find out more

LOOKING FOR A UNIT,
SQuADRON OR COMMANDO?

Search for a unit
prev next

Latest News

Sailors’ pride on new aircraft carrier as Illustrious leaves Portsmouth for the last time

More

Royal Navy announces £11m investment in Wales

More

Wildcat ends a successful year of aviation at BRNC

More

1SL and WONS attend New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary celebrations

More
prev next

Latest Events

HMS Scotia

Royal Naval Reserve HMS Scotia

More
HMS Eaglet

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Liverpool

More
HMS Vivid

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Plymouth

More
HMS Calliope

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Leeds

More

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. 

Find Out More

HMS Chiddingfold

Learn More

HMS Sutherland

Learn More

HMS Enterprise

Learn More

RFA Fort Austin

Learn More

HMS Penzance

Learn More

HMS Portland

Learn More

43 Commando Fleet Protection Group

Learn More

Royal Marines 352

On the 28th October 2016 the Royal Marines celebrated their 352nd anniversary. 352 years of unbroken service, of protecting the Nation's security. 352 years of timeless distinction. 

352 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.

Ships

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. 

General Entry Rating Reserve

Join us

Medical Officer

Join us

Communication Apprentice RFA

Join us

Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering)

Join us

Warfare Specialist Tactical (Submariner)

Join us

Royal Marines Musician

Join us

Logistics Supply Officer (RFA)

Join us

Interested in the Maritime Reserves?

Royal Naval Reserves

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.

Share