Armed Forces

   

The armed forces of a country are its government-sponsored defense, fighting forces, and organizations. They exist to further the foreign and domestic policies of their governing body, and to defend that body and the nation it represents from external aggressors.

The armed forces of the United Kingdom, known as His/Her Majesty's Armed Forces or sometimes the British Armed Forces, and sometimes legally the Armed Forces of the Crown, encompasses the Royal Navy, the British Army, and the Royal Air Force.

Royal Navy

The Royal Navy of the United Kingdom is the oldest of HM Armed Forces and is therefore known as the Senior Service.

Royal Navy in Air – Fleet Air Arm

The Fleet Air Arm is the Royal Navy's air force. It numbers some 6200 people, which is 11.5% of the total Royal Naval strength, operating about 200 combat aircraft and over 50 support/training aircraft. Its helicopters and fixed wing aircraft provide the Royal Navy with a multi-role airborne combat capability able to operate independently at short notice, in all environments, day and night, over the sea and land.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/fleet-air-arm/index.htm

Royal Navy On The Sea – Surface Fleet

The Surface Fleet is the name given to the collection of surface vessels. The Surface Fleet consists of a wide variety of vessels, ranging from aircraft carriers to mine countermeasures vessels to offshore patrol vessels.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/surface-fleet/index.htm

Royal Navy Under The Sea – Submarines

The Royal Navy.s submarine force can strike against ships and submarines, as well as supporting land operations against targets up to 1000 miles away with pinpoint accuracy.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/submarine-service/index.htm

Royal Navy History

The History of the Royal Navy can be traced back to before the ninth century AD. Know more interesting facts about Royal Navy here,

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/history/index.htm

http://www.royal-navy.org/

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/operations-and-support/submarine-service/submarine-history/index.htm

Royal Navy Museum

The Royal Naval Museum makes it possible to access all the story of Royal Navy and its people from earlier time to present.

http://www.royalnavalmuseum.org/

http://www.submarine-museum.co.uk/

http://www.fleetairarm.com/

Royal Navy Association

Royal Navy Association is open to all serving and ex-service members of the Naval Forces including the Royal Marines, WRNS, QARNNS, Royal Navy, Reserves and all ranks and specialization's.

http://www.royal-naval-association.co.uk/

http://www.faaa.org.uk/

Royal Navy Community

http://www.rncom.mod.uk/

Royal Navy Charity

They provide a single focus for the charities that support serving and former members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines. It is their aim to raise more money so that they can give more money away.

http://www.rnrmc.org.uk/

Royal Navy – The Life

Get the opportunity to work in many different exciting environments, with regular changes throughout your career.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/is-the-royal-navy-for-me/the-life/index.htm

Royal Navy Careers

Explore jobs by FLEET, BRANCH, JOB TYPE or NAVAL SERVICE from the below link.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/

How to join Royal Navy?

If you are interested in Royal Navy, here is the formal recruitment process. Pass various test and get the job offer you were longing for.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers/how-to-join/index.htm

Royal Navy News

Get closer and first to know anything new about Royal Navy. The site brings you the latest news, features and award-winning photographs from the front-line Fleet – the Submarine Service, surface fleet, Fleet Air Arm, Royal Marines and Royal Fleet Auxiliary – as well as its principal yards and establishments such as Devonport, Faslane and Portsmouth.

http://www.navynews.co.uk/

the British Army

The British Army is underpinned by the quality of its people who abide by distinct values and standards.

the British Army - Structure

The British Army consists of the General Staff and the deployable Field Army and the Regional Forces that support them, as well as Joint elements that work with the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force.

http://www.army.mod.uk/structure/structure.aspx

the British Army – Operations and Deployments

The British army has involved in many operations for the good in the world. They are trying to build safer environment in endangered areas.

http://www.army.mod.uk/operations-deployments/operations-deployments.aspx

the British Army - Life

In the Army, your workmates become your best mates. Living, traveling and working together as a team, sometimes in difficult situations, creates a bond unlike anything you’d find in a civilian workplace. All this is underlined by a set of values, making sure all officers and soldiers have a deep respect for one another as they go about their day-to-day lives.

http://www.army.mod.uk/join/20076.aspx

the British Army – Training

Training is a vital part of every soldier's and officer's professional development in the Army. This section tells you all about the different types and levels of training within the Army, from the moment you join and carry out Phase 1 training, to learning a Trade and Phase 2 training, to upgrading your skills with Phase 3 training.

http://www.army.mod.uk/training_education/6928.aspx

the British Army – Education

Education in the Army aims to improve the performance of soldiers and officers and provide access to both military and civilian qualifications.

http://www.army.mod.uk/training_education/education/default.aspx

the British Army - Qualification, pay and benefits

Life in the Army comes with loads of rewards. You get good rates of pay from the moment you start training, and your pay rises each year as you gain experience and get promoted. There’s also a great range of financial benefits such as subsidised accommodation, meals, free sport facilities, medical and dental care, cut-price rail travel and an excellent pension scheme.

http://www.army.mod.uk/join/20063.aspx

the British Army – Events, Activites and Leisure

The Army provides the opportunity to take part part in a wide range of sports and activities. It also has links with many Army museums, parades and special events thoughout the year.

http://www.army.mod.uk/events/events.aspx

the British Army – Welfare and Support

The Army takes the welfare of its soldiers and their families very seriously and offers a wide range of support.

http://www.army.mod.uk/welfare-support/welfare-support.aspx

the British Army - Jobs

There are more than 220 different jobs in the Army. Some are full-time roles, others you can do in your spare time with the Territorials. You might choose a role that develops your existing skills, or that helps you to learn new ones. Whichever job you choose and whatever you want to achieve, they will do everything they can to make sure that you succeed.

http://www.army.mod.uk/join/20072.aspx

How to join the British Army?

Joining the Army can feel like a big step. But you don’t need to make your mind up right now. There’s a process which helps check that you’re right for the Army, and that the Army is right for you. As part of this process, you’ll also get help choosing a job. Get to know more about what’s involved and where to get started.

http://www.army.mod.uk/join/20068.aspx

the British Army - The Selection process

The selection process checks that you’re ready to start Army training. It tests your ability to work as part of a team, your mental skills and your physical fitness. It’s demanding, but if you prepare well, you’ll improve your chance of passing. Use this section to find out what happens at the selection centre and try out some practice tests.

http://www.army.mod.uk/join/20084.aspx

the British Army - Enquiries and Application

Ask your queries and get started right now!

http://www.army.mod.uk/join/20092.aspx

the British Army- News

British Army news direct from the Army, covering everything from equipment and sports news to the latest troop deployment stories.

http://www.army.mod.uk/news/news.aspx

the Royal Airforce

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the air force of the United Kingdom and the oldest independent air force in the world. The RAF's mission is to support the objectives of the British Ministry of Defence (MoD).

RAF History

It is always interesting to know about past events. It helps us know how people and activities were aligned in the past and compare the advancement till date. If you are very much engrossed to know about Royal Air Force history, then take a look from the below link.

http://www.raf.mod.uk/history/

RAF Museum

The RAF museum is located at London and Cosford. The London museum contains over 100 exciting displays of aircraft from around the world including some very early aircraft designs, war planes through to the latest modern day jets and military aircraft.

http://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/

RAF Club

The Royal Air Force Club was founded in 1918 as a place where serving and ex-serving officers could meet, and in 1922 it was formally opened by HRH The Duke of York.

http://www.rafclub.org.uk/

Can I join Royal Air force?

Jobs in the RAF are far more diverse than you’d find in a civilian organization. Whatever your race, religion, social or cultural background, whether you’re male or female, gay or straight, you’ll find professional respect in the RAF and be welcomed for who you are and what you have to offer.

http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/canijoin/

What do Royal Air Force offer?

Job satisfaction, support and excellent training, there are a host of other benefits that come with the job.

http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/whatweoffer/

Job Opportunities at RAF

They have got over 50 RAF careers. Tell your age, qualifications and salary expectations and they will show you what your next move could be.

http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/jobs/

When should I join ?

Are you a School leaver, graduate, trained professionals, apprenticeships or working ? Depending upon your current position RAF states your join.

http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/jobs/whenshouldijoin.cfm

How to apply?

The RAF employs a huge number of skilled personnel across many specialisms. Check out how could you be a part of RAF

http://www.raf.mod.uk/careers/applicationzone/

RAF Association

The RAF Association is dedicated to supporting serving and former RAF personnel and their families. Whether it’s an injured airman fighting to get back onto his feet, a young daughter missing her parent away on overseas operations or a WWII veteran needing a shoulder to lean on, they are there to help.

http://www.rafa.org.uk/

RAF Benevolent Fund

RAF Benevolent Fund is a leading welfare charity providing practical, financial and - in some cases - emotional support to all members of the RAF family, from childhood through to old age. They help with issues from childcare and relationship difficulties to injury and disability, and from financial hardship and debt to illness and bereavement.

http://www.rafbf.org/

RAF News

The RAF News is the tabloid newspaper of the Royal Air Force. Published every fortnight, the paper brings the latest news, features on topical issues and life in the service, developments in military aviation and air power, reviews of significant events and changing times during the history of the RAF.

http://www.rafnews.co.uk/

Royal Marines

The Royal Marines are a maritime-focused, amphibious, highly specialised Light - medium force of commandos capable of deploying at short notice in support of the United Kingdom Government's military.

Royal Marines History

The origins of the Brigade can be traced to the formation of the first commando units after the British Army's retreat from Dunkirk in 1940. Here you can study their heritage and examine the ethos that helps make them a truly elite fighting force.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines/history-and-ethos/history-of-the-royal-marines/index.htm

Royal Marine Museum

Immerse yourself in what the Museum has to offer; explore the exhibits, enjoy our interactive displays and films, and see how the Royal Marines have developed into the world-renowned elite fighting force of today

http://www.royalmarinesmuseum.co.uk/

Royal Marine Association

The Royal Marine Association makes donations to those Armed Forces charities which benefit Royal Marines.

http://www.royalmarinesassociation.org.uk/

Royal Marine Careers

You need not be a supermen to become a Royal Marine Commando. A good level of fitness and the commando state of mind to overcome adversity is all that may be required.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines/careers/index.htm

Royal Marine Band Service

The Royal Marines Band Service is the musical wing of the Royal Navy. It currently consists of five Bands and its headquarters is the Royal Marines School of Music at HMS Nelson in Portsmouth dockyard.

http://www.royalmarinesbands.co.uk/pages/index1.htm

Royal Marines Association Football Club

Royal Marines Association Football Club is a football club based in Lympstone, near Exmouth in Devon, England. As of the 2010-11 season, the club plays in the South West Peninsula League Premier Division.

http://www.royalmarinesfootball.co.uk/

Royal Marine Reserve

A Royal Marines Reserve is a commando trained General Reserve contributing to a world class Navy, ready to fight and win.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines/units-and-deployments/royal-marines-reserve/index.htm

Royal Marine Police

The Royal Navy Police (RNP) is the Service Police branch of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.

The RM Police was responsible for providing garrison policing services; law enforcement and crime prevention as well as general security advice to the command.

How to join Royal Marines?

You need to satisfy basic requirements and get prepared for the selection process, designed to test whether you have the potential muscle, mind and grit to complete basic training and pass the Commando Course.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines/units-and-deployments/royal-marines-reserve/how-to-join/index.htm

Royal Marine news

Get to know the hot and happening news about Royal marines.

http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/royalmarines/units-and-deployments/news/

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