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Make a difference
Joining the Royal Navy means being both willing and ready. You‘ll gain essential skills, from weaponry to radar systems, and take on immense responsibility, making a significant difference in everyday life.
The Royal Navy keeps our country safe by preventing dangerous situations without always firing a shot. We are always prepared to respond quickly worldwide and trained to handle various situations. It‘s a big task, but an opportunity to make a difference every day.
Deliver humanitarian aid
The Royal Navy doesn‘t just fight in wars. We also help people in need all around the world. Right now, we’re helping by bringing food, water, and electricity to places that are struggling. Or that have been affected by a natural or humanitarian disaster.
Join our missions and travel the world
From helping with the COVID-19 pandemic and supporting typhoon relief in the Philippines to stopping pirates, tracking down drug runners and patrolling British waters. We truly make a global impact.
“I get to be part of a wide variety of missions. I’ve been involved in search-and-rescue, using the winch to pull people to safety, and on the frontline where I‘ve fired machine guns.”
Colin, 33, Observer
Made in the Royal Navy - Lewis’ story
Like Lewis, if you’re looking for a job where you can make a real difference to yourself - and others; then a career in the Royal Navy could be the answer. Travel the world, make friends for life and discover your full potential. You can be Made in the Royal Navy.
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