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

HMS Ocean completes Baltops 2016

HMS Ocean completes Baltops 2016

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HMS Portland sails on a nine-month patrol

HMS Portland sails on a nine-month patrol

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HMS Middleton’s crew returns home from Gulf deployment

HMS Middleton’s crew returns home from Gulf deployment

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Royal Navy dinghy sailors celebrate epic voyage

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Latest Events

Armed Forces Day 2016

Armed Forces Day 2016

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HMS Eaglet

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Liverpool

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HMS Scotia

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Dundee

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RMR Scotland

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Glasgow

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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 Penzance

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HMS Defender

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HMS St Albans

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HMS Bulwark

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RFA Wave Knight

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HMS Middleton

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RFA Fort Austin

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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

Hydrographic Meteorological & Oceanographic Specialist

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Warfare Specialist Tactical (Submariner)

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Royal Naval Reserve 

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Warfare Specialist Sensors (Submariner)

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Royal Marines Commando

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Welbeck Defence Sixth Form College

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RFA Motorman Grade 1

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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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