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

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Latest News

Duke of Wellington visits HMS Iron Duke

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Royal Navy dentists join Far East relief mission

Royal Navy dentists join Far East relief mission

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Commemorative coin tribute to sailor who won VC

Commemorative coin tribute to sailor who won VC at Battle of Jutland

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HMS Somerset

Royal Navy's pride of the West Country returns to her Scottish roots

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Latest Events

HMS Cambria

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Swansea

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HMS Vivid

Royal Naval Reserve Live, Plymouth

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RMR Scotland

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Dundee

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RMR Scotland

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Newcastle upon Tyne

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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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RFA Black Rover

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HMS Ramsey

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RFA Wave Ruler

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814 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Ocean

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HMS Daring

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RFA Wave Knight

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HMS Collingwood Open Day 2016

On Saturday 4 June 2016 the most spectacular event will take place at HMS Collingwood, Fareham, Hampshire when the establishment opens it gates for the annual Open Day, sponsored by 8 Wealth Management featuring the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC) Field Gun Competition.

The Field Gun competition will feature crews from across the UK and as far afield as Gibraltar competing for the coveted Brickwoods Trophy. The competition is fast and furious and requires 18-man teams to run, dismantle, reassemble and fire the gun in the shortest possible time, traditionally in heats of 6 crews at a time.

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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

Advanced Apprenticeship Scheme (Weapon Engineering)

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RFA Logistic Supply Officer

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Aircrewman

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Mine Warfare Specialist

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RFA Deck Officer

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Marine Engineer 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.

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