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

Sailors’ pride on new aircraft carrier as Illustrious leaves Portsmouth for the last time

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Royal Navy announces £11m investment in Wales

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Wildcat ends a successful year of aviation at BRNC

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1SL and WONS attend New Zealand Navy’s 75th anniversary celebrations

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Latest Events

HMS Calliope

Royal Naval Reserve Event, Gateshead

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RMR Bristol

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Bristol

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RMR Bristol

Royal Marines Reserve Presentation, Cardiff

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RMR Bristol

Royal Marines Reserve presentation, CTCRM Lympstone

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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 Ocean

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814 Naval Air Squadron

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HMS Portland

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HMS Chiddingfold

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HMS Blyth

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HMS Middleton

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HMS Enterprise

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Royal Marines 352

On the 28th October 2016 the Royal Marines celebrated their 352nd anniversary. 352 years of unbroken service, of protecting the Nation's security. 352 years of timeless distinction. 

352 years of the Royal Marines

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. 

Adult Nurse Reserve

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Welbeck Sixth Form Defence College

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Engineering Technician (Weapon Engineering) (Submariner)

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Warfare Specialist Tactical (Submariner)

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Mine Warfare Specialist

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Seaman Specialist

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Royal Marines Bugler

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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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