HMS Diamond's Wildcat helicopter conducts a test firing of her flares. Picture: LTCDR Clark/Royal Navy

Stunning images taken by Royal Navy personnel for the Peregrine Trophy Awards 2019

STUNNING snaps capturing what life is like in the Royal Navy have today been released by the Senior Service.  

Everything from emotional homecoming scenes to fiery explosions and daring raids by Royal Marines have been snapped by the navy’s top photographers.

Pictured is Marine John Allen of Alpha Company, 40 Commando Royal Marines with an Army Commando and a Marine patrolling in the river at Belize as part of Exercise Curry Trail. This exercise sees participants develop jungle warfare capabilities for Commando Forces up to and including live fire section drills. February 14, 2019. Consent form signed and held at 30 Cdo. Picture: PO(Phot) Si Ethell/Royal Navy
Pictured is Marine John Allen of Alpha Company, 40 Commando Royal Marines with an Army Commando and a Marine patrolling in the river at Belize as part of Exercise Curry Trail. This exercise sees participants develop jungle warfare capabilities for Commando Forces up to and including live fire section drills. February 14, 2019. Consent form signed and held at 30 Cdo. Picture: PO(Phot) Si Ethell/Royal Navy
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HMS Sutherland Homecoming. Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland will be making an emotional return to her home port of Devonport on Friday 10th August following a seven-month deployment to the other side of the world. Picture: L(Phot) Barry Wheeler/Royal Navy
HMS Sutherland Homecoming. Type 23 frigate HMS Sutherland will be making an emotional return to her home port of Devonport on Friday 10th August following a seven-month deployment to the other side of the world. Picture: L(Phot) Barry Wheeler/Royal Navy
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HMS Albion's Commanding Officer, Captain Tim Neild (Back) with Executive Warrant Officer WO1 Mark Thrift (front)as they are welcomed to Korea. Picture: PO PHOT Dave Jenkins/Royal Navy
HMS Albion's Commanding Officer, Captain Tim Neild (Back) with Executive Warrant Officer WO1 Mark Thrift (front)as they are welcomed to Korea. Picture: PO PHOT Dave Jenkins/Royal Navy
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Assault Engineer Training. Royal Marines from across 3 Commando Brigade have been conducting an Assault Engineer (AE) concentration package in Caerwent, Wales. The men have gone through a fast paced and explosive 2 week evolution, testing current tactics and procedures and looking at new and innovative  capabilities to retain the Royal Marines cutting edge on the battlefield. Picture: Leading Photographer Dean Nixon/Royal Navy
Assault Engineer Training. Royal Marines from across 3 Commando Brigade have been conducting an Assault Engineer (AE) concentration package in Caerwent, Wales. The men have gone through a fast paced and explosive 2 week evolution, testing current tactics and procedures and looking at new and innovative capabilities to retain the Royal Marines cutting edge on the battlefield. Picture: Leading Photographer Dean Nixon/Royal Navy
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