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

UK’s new carrier 'ready to raom' after filling up on the go for the first time

UK’s new carrier 'ready to roam' after filling up on the go for the first time

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HMS Brocklesby leaves Portsmouth for two years in the Gulf

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HMS Argyll sails on Far East deployment

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HMS Shoreham sets sail for Gulf deployment

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Latest Events

HMS President Crest

Royal Naval Reserve Presentation, London

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Air Day

RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2018

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HMS Raleigh Open Day

HMS Raleigh Open Day

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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 Ramsey (M110)

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HMS Sutherland (F81)

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HMS Bangor (M109)

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HMS Shoreham (M112)

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HMS Protector (A173)

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HMS Middleton (M34)

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RFA Fort Austin

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Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers Future

An island nation needs a powerful navy. A simple fact, often forgotten. Go behind the scenes of the new 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. 

Royal Marines Bugler

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Adult Nurse Reserve

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Warfare Specialist

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Assistant Chef (RFA)

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Mine Warfare Specialist

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Engineer Officer Bursary Scheme

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Leading Hand/Helicopter Controller (RFA)

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Royal Naval Reserves

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.