Naval power and prowess

The Royal Navy can call upon an arsenal of warships and weaponry to meet any challenge. From aircraft carriers and assault ships to agile patrol boats and survey vessels, our ships are ready and capable.

Aircraft Carriers

The largest and most advanced warships ever built for the Royal Navy, HMS Queen Elizabeth and HMS Prince of Wales are the nation's flagships.

Landing Platform Dock Vessels

Agile assault vessels that land Royal Marines and their equipment ashore by air and sea.


The backbone of the Royal Navy, whether they’re hunting pirates or delivering humanitarian aid.


Built for submarine hunting, these adaptable ships are now the versatile workhorse of the fleet.

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Vessels

The support team, from tankers and stores to floating hospitals, mechanics and amphibious landing docks.

Patrol & Mine Countermeasures Vessels

A fast and specialised fleet of ships who work to keep our waters and shipping lanes safe for all.

Survey Vessels

Exploring the waters of the world to keep our maps and intelligence up-to-date.