HMS Ferret

HMS Ferret (Bedford)

HMS Ferret is the home of the Intelligence Branch of the Royal Navy Reserve.

HMS Ferret is responsible for the recruitment, training and deployment of Intelligence personnel, providing operational capability to UK defence.

Entry is competitive, but applications are welcomed from candidates of all ranks and with a wide range of skills and backgrounds, including ex-regular personnel from across the Armed Forces. Initial intelligence training is provided across several weekends and an intensive fortnight comprising the Intelligence Foundation course. 

How to get there


HMS Ferret, Building 600, Chicksands, Shefford, Bedford, SG17 5PR

01462 752189

Commanding Officer

Commander K Boyle

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