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

Royal Navy Pride in London 2016

Royal Navy marches in London Pride

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Final countdown to Air Day

Final countdown to Air Day

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Armed Forces Day celebrated across the country

Armed Forces Day celebrated across the country

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HMS Ocean completes Baltops 2016

HMS Ocean completes Baltops 2016

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Latest Events

HMS Dalriada

Royal Naval Reserve Live Glasgow

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HMS Calliope

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, Leeds

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Air Day

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2016

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RMR Merseyside

Royal Marines Reserve Live Event, Birmingham

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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 Fort Victoria

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HMS Mersey

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RFA Wave Knight

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RFA Diligence

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HMS Iron Duke

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HMS Clyde

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HMS Bulwark

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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

Warfare Officer (Submariner)

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Mine Clearance Diver

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RFA Cadet Deck Officer

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RFA Marine Engineer Officer

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Chaplain

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RFA Leading Hand Supply Chain

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Naval Nurse Qualified (Adult)

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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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