Opportunities in the Royal Navy

Joining the Royal Navy makes you part of something special. Part of a team. Protecting our nation’s interests, all over the world. It’s the kind of career you can be proud of, and your family can be proud of you for. A way to use your natural skills, and develop new ones that stay with you for life. It’s not for everyone, but it could be for you.

At a glance


The approximate number of Royal Navy personnel serving


The number of commissioned ships in the Naval Service


The total number of aircraft in the Naval Service


The total displacement of the Royal Navy in tonnes

Why you should consider a career with the Royal Navy