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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.

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One last Echo from Jutland

One last Echo from Jutland

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£500 million for Faslane announced by Chancellor

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 Royal Navy aids transatlantic rowers miles from final destination

HMS Portland aids transatlantic rowers miles from final destination

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HMS Queen Elizabeth begins tracking aircraft as she flashes up her radar

HMS Queen Elizabeth begins tracking aircraft as she flashes up her radar

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Latest Events

Royal Naval Reserve Event, HMS Forward

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RMR Scotland

Royal Marines Reserve Event, HMS Calliope

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RMR Bristol

Royal Marines Reserve Event, Bristol

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RMR Bristol

Royal Marines Reserve Event, Cardiff

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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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814 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Penzance

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820 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Iron Duke

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HMS Biter

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RFA Argus

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RFA Wave Knight

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RNAS Culdrose Airday 2015

On Thursday 30th July, we are opening our gates - come and meet the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Navy’s flying force, at the 2015 Culdrose Air Day. Air Day is the only day of the year when the public can step into the world of Culdrose and experience the sights and sounds of a working military Naval Air Station.

...MORE than just an airshow!

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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

Royal Marines Reserve (ex-Regular Forces)

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Radiographer (Student)

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Logistics Officer

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Royal Marines Musician

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Steward Catering Services (Submariner)

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Naval Nurse Mental Health (Qualified)

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Communications and Information Systems Specialist

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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.