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Logistics is vital for the Royal Navy. It delivers everything we need, when we need it, wherever we are in the world.

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The support we need, when we need it


The Navy’s heartbeat 

You’ll keep us ticking. Across every service, our people rely on logisticians for vital support. Whether it’s food and fuel, hospitality and administration, or other supplies, the Royal Navy counts on Logistics to function globally.


Be part of a team

We’re a global organisation of around 30,000 people. You’ll be responsible for providing everything they need to do their jobs. Whichever service you choose, you’ll be hugely important to your crewmates. You may be the Writer who offers HR support, or the person who provides the hospitality that makes the ship feel like a home from home.

Travel the world

From meals to missiles, you’ll travel the globe as an essential part of our nation’s maritime presence. See places you never imagined you’d visit.

World-class training

You’ll get all the ongoing training you need, so you’re always progressing, ready for your next operation.

What’s it like?

“I wanted variety from my job and the Royal Navy’s got that by the bucketload. I’m learning new skills and meeting new friends with the added bonus of knowing I’m part of a huge global effort.”


Ben, 21, Catering Services

Whether you excelled academically, have civilian experience, or are just starting out, you’ll need dedication and a sense of adventure to be part of logistics.

Eligibility differs from role to role, but here’s what’s essential to work in Logistics:

  • Aged 16 or over
  • A national of the United Kingdom, a Commonwealth citizen or dual national
  • Passing the Naval Swimming Test

For many roles, a qualification is not required – you’ll receive all the training you need on the job, including earning internationally recognised qualifications.

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Find your place in the Royal Navy. Make friends for life, learn new skills and experience the world.

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