- What we do
What we do
Protecting our nation’s interests: guardian, diplomat and humanitarian force for good. Learn more about the Royal Navy’s priorities and what we do day-to-day.
Providing security at sea
We work with our allies and partners to help cement the relationships that our nation depends on.
Ready to fight
Maintaining a state of readiness to protect the interests of Britain and our allies.
Protecting our economy
Safeguarding the high seas trade routes that Britain depends on for 95% of its economic activity.
Providing humanitarian assistance
- Our organisation
The five fighting arms of the Royal Navy work together to protect our nation’s interests at sea, on land and in the air. Find out more about them here.
- The equipment
From the Vanguard-class ballistic submarine to the formidable HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, our equipment is among the best in the world. Learn more here.
Providing air support on operations are some of the world’s most advanced helicopters.
- Our people
Royal Navy personnel may come from all walks of life, but they are united by one thing: a commitment to protecting our nation’s interests, no matter what.
Skills & Disciplines
Expertise in Extreme Environments
In the heat of the desert and ice of the Antarctic, we are ready for action.
Senior Naval Staff
- News & latest activity
Need to speak to the Royal Navy press team? Find them here.
- Navy News magazine
Whether it’s dealing with the demands of deployment or the rigours of relocation, we make sure that the family and friends of Naval Service personnel have all the help, guidance and support they need, every day.
- Careers Homepage
Find out about the opportunities you get in the Royal Navy, that you wouldn’t get in other careers
What’s right for me?
Want to know about how the Navy is structured, and where you might fit? This is the place for you
Life in the Royal Navy
Everyone’s experience is unique, but find out what life’s been like for others here
Everything you need to know about joining the Royal Navy, in one place
- Levels of entry
- Roles and specialisms
- Why Navy?
- Royal Marines
- Royal Fleet Auxiliary
Start your Royal Navy journey by finding your perfect role