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Royal Navy ships and equipment
 
The Royal Navy (RN) is the maritime force of the British Armed Forces.

The Royal Navy (RN) is the maritime force of the British Armed Forces.
The Royal Navy is divided into three flotillas:
- The Portsmouth flotilla.
- The Devonport flotilla.
- The Faslane Flotilla.
The Royal Navy also has two squadrons permanently deployed in Gibraltar and in Cyprus.
The Royal Navy often operates with Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) vessels whose primary role is to supply the Royal Navy with fuel, ammunition and supplies or transport Army and Royal Marine troops.
The Royal Navy operates 88 combat vessels including one aircraft carrier and ten nuclear powered submarines, plus 16 auxiliary and support vessels from the RFA. It is composed of approximately 36,000 sailors.