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

First Sea Lord guest of honour as ceremonial divisions mark 60 years of Sultan

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820 Squadron toast heroes who crippled the Bismarck 75 years ago

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3D video sheds some light on Jutland Tragedy

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Jutland commemoration events in London

Moving events in London raise the curtain on a week of Jutland centenary commemorations

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Latest Events

Battle of Jutland Centenary Commemorations

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation Plymouth

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Royal Marines Reserve presentation, CTCRM Lympstone

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Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Bristol

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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 Clyde

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HMS Ocean

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43 Commando Fleet Protection Group

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RFA Wave Knight

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HMS Ramsey

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RFA Fort Austin

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HMS Iron Duke

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JUTLAND 100

On 31 May 2016 events across the land and sea, and under the waves, will mark the 100th anniversary of the greatest naval battle fought in World War 1. 

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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

RFA Engineering Apprentice

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Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering)

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Radiographer (Student)

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RFA Chef Apprentice

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Naval Nurse Student (Adult)

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Warfare Specialist Sensors (Submariner)

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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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