30 Mar '16, 7am

Three qualified Fleet Air Arm engineers transfer to Submarine Service

As they progress they will be entitled to an attractive submarine pay package Captain Scott Bower RN "As they progress they will be entitled to an attractive submarine pay package which could equate to as much as 25% depending on rank and specialisation." The trio's transfer is in addition to a wider Royal Navy intitivitve to encourage 40 engineering qualified personnel to trainer into the Submarine Service. Announced in February, this has already attracted over 100 expressions of interest. Any such transfer comes with it a five year return of service once personnel become submarine qualified. This requires volunteers must have at least three years left to serve; accept an extension of service; be Medically Fully Employable and hold or be willing to hold sole British nationality. Once they are transferred and qualify as submariners, branch specific training would begin to ...

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