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 Quorn sails to join NATO mission

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HMS Defender and HMS Middleton due to sail into London.

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RFA Argus arrives back in the UK after Sierra Leone deployment

RFA Argus arrives back in the UK after Sierra Leone deployment

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Scotland set to host military exercise

Joint Warrior military exercise to take place

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Latest Events

21 gun salute from HMS Drake

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HMS Widfire

HMS Wildfire Recruiting Evening

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HMS Middleton open to visitors

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HMS King Alfred

Royal Naval Reserve HMS King Alfred

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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 Atherstone

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HMS Enterprise

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820 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Shoreham

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RFA Argus

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RFA Black Rover

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HMS Protector

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Securing Britain's Future

An island nation needs a powerful navy. A simple fact, often forgotten. Go behind the scenes of the new Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and discover its true scale and ambition.

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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 Marine Engineer Officer

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Naval Nurse Qualified (Adult)

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Radiographer

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Engineering Technician (Marine Engineering)

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Naval Nurse Mental Health (Student)

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Engineer Officer Bursary Scheme

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Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering)

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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.