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4th Battalion The Rifles (4 RIFLES)

4 RIFLES is based in New Normandy Barracks, Aldershot. The Battalion consists of around 600 Riflemen who deploy from their base location on training and operations worldwide. The Battalion forms a part of 1 Armoured Infantry Brigade, which has its headquarters in Tidworth. 1 Armoured Infantry Brigade is one of the most potent formations within the British Army’s Reactive Force.

4 RIFLES is a Mechanised Infantry Battalion operating with Mastiff Protected Mobility Vehicles. The Battalion is trained to conduct the full range of operations, especially those requiring armoured infantry, combined arms rapid intervention such as that used in the Gulf War.

4 RIFLES has the strongest boxing team in The Rifles and is the regimental focus for target shooting.


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