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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

Commando helicopter squadron returns from Far East mission

Commando helicopter squadron returns home from Far East mission

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Royal Navy sailors lend a hand to flooded village

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Navy Divers raise highball bouncing bombs from Scottish loch

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Royal Navy sailors meet Prime Minister in celebration of LGBT+ community

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Latest Events

HMS Calliope

Royal Naval Reserve Live Event, Gateshead

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Royal Marine Band Service

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

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HMS Calliope

Royal Naval Reserve Event, Gateshead

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HMS Calliope

Royal Naval Reserve Live Event, Gateshead

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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 Portland (F79)

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RFA Fort Austin

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RFA Mounts Bay

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HMS Ledbury (M30)

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HMS Iron Duke (F234)

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814 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Ramsey (M110)

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Yeovilton Air Day 2017

Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, Somerset will open its gates on Saturday 8th July for the Royal Navy’s premier airshow. The Air Day, one of the Southwest’s largest one day events, will offer an action-packed day out for all the family with thrilling flying displays and plenty to see and do on the ground. 

Whether you’re a wide-eyed first timer or a seasoned air show veteran, be prepared for an amazing experience!

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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. 

Leading Hand Supply Chain (RFA)

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Radiographer

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Weapon Engineer Officer (Submariner)

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Warfare Officer

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Seaman Grade 1 (RFA)

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Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering)

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Logistics Supply Officer (RFA)

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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.