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


Vanguard-class submariners form our nuclear deterrent


The total number of aircraft in the Naval Service

Why you should consider a career with the Royal Navy