Armed Forces

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Royal Air Force
Armed Forces – Technology
The RAF provides air and space power to protect the UK and our allies in an uncertain world.
  • We defend the skies of Britain from threats such as unauthorised aircraft, missiles and cyber attacks.
  • Using a combination of state-of-the-art static radar, mobile units, aircraft and satellites, we gather minute-to-minute information on air activity.
  • Our Eurofighter Typhoons are ready to scramble to intercept threats at a moment’s notice, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • We also support peace-keeping initiatives and provide humanitarian aid, both in the UK and overseas. 

No ordinary job

Join the RAF and you’ll get much more than just  a job – you’ll have opportunities that no other employer can hope to match. From worldwide travels to lifelong friendships, life in the RAF is  a truly unique experience.

Fulfilment, challenges and achievement 

As an Engineer Officer you’ll lead a team that maintains our vast array of information technology, strategic communications services and the latest generation of aircraft engineering. 

We’ve two Engineer Officer paths to choose from  – Aerosystems or Communications Electronics. Whichever one you pick, you can look forward to specialist world-class training, constant support and a career with unlimited potential. And with subsidised food, travel, accommodation and  free gym, you get more money in your pocket.

Got what it takes?

Applying to be an officer with the RAF is applying to be part of one of the world’s most respected organisations. There’s never been a better time to become a member of our family – will you join us? 

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Royal Navy
Armed Forces – Sea
In times of conflict or peace, the Royal Navy is key to the prosperity of the UK and the stability of the high seas.
  • We help to keep the maritime trade that’s critical to the UK economy flowing. We act as a guardian and a diplomat, as a humanitarian force for good, and as a peacekeeper on the global stage. 
  • Operating in some of the world’s most high-impact situations, technology is at the heart of everything we do.
  • One of the most respected armed forces in the world, we provide the best training, the most advanced equipment and a truly global reach.
  • We have over 30,000 serving personnel.

Are you ready to go places?

A career in the Naval Service means adventure, camaraderie and lifelong prospects. Every day you make a difference. And no two days are the same. 

From graduate to officer

Graduates typically join as officers, which means you’ll be leading from the front, managing people and having real responsibility from very early on. As an Engineer Officer, you’ll need to understand, maintain and manage our state-of-the-art systems and equipment. Unlike many civilian engineering jobs, you won’t be based behind a desk, you’ll be  out in the field working on equipment like the  F35 Joint Strike Fighter or the Type 45 Destroyer. 

Your training will be 100% tailored to your needs and interests, and if you want to pursue post-graduate study, or work towards being a Chartered Engineer, we’ll pay for it and give you time to study.

A unique organisation

If you’d like to be part of something very special,  and have the kind of career you can be immensely proud of, there’s a great future waiting  for you in the Royal Navy. 

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