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CRHQ (Royal Signals)

Central Reserve Headquarters Royal Signals (CRHQ)

CRHQ was formed in October 2001 to look after Royal Signals Reserve specialists. CRHQ Royal Signals also looks after the Royal Signals FTRS and Mobilisation effort.

Full Time Reserve Service

Full Time Reserve Service allows qualified members of the Army Reserve and Regular Reservists to serve with the Regular Army.

They serve, live and deploy with thier Regular Army counterparts and are normally recruited for specialist jobs.

FTRS Soldiers will only serve for a limited amount of time.

CVHQ Royal Signals

The Land Information Assurance Group

A group of IT Specialists who provide high level management and IS support across the Army.

LIAG is a multi-cap-badged unit and currently has members who have served with the Royal Navy; Army units: Royal Artillery, Military Intelligence and Infantry Units and the Royal Air Force.



Land Information Assurance Group

The Land Information Assurance Group (LIAG) Royal Signals was formed in 1999 as a National Territorial Army (TA) unit (now known as the Army Reserve). It recruits its security specialists from across the UK to provide the Army with an increased capability in cyber security and Information Assurance.

LIAG officers have worked throughout the UK and deployed to Afghanistan, Ascension Island, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Gibraltar, Iraq, Kenya, Kosovo and the USA.

LIAG Recruiting and Application process


LIAG is currently recruiting technical specialists with practical experience in the following disciplines:

  • Web Application Testing 
  • Database Security Testing 
  • Security Architect 
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Network Traffic Analysis 
  • Computer Forensics 
  • Firewall Testing 
  • Intrusion Detection

Application Process

We would like to hear from you if you are ready for the responsibility of becoming a Army Reserve Officer, and meet the following criteria:

  • Are aged between 27 and 55
  • Hold British Citizenship; if a Commonwealth Citizen, 5 years residence in the UK
  • Have in excess of 5 years practical IT security experience
  • Hold a professional IT security qualification
  • Are prepared to undergo military training
  • Serve at least 19 days per year
  • Are willing to undergo Her Majesty’s Government Security Clearance
  • Are medically and physically fit

Selection Process

Selected applicants will be invited to attend a LIAG Initial Selection Board, held over a weekend at MOD Corsham, Wiltshire, and if successful, will then be called forward to the Army Officer Selection Board at Westbury http://www.armyofficerselectionboard.co.uk


Land Information & Communications Services Group (LICSG)

The LICSG is based at the Basil Hill Site, Corsham, where it can respond rapidly to tasks around the world.

LICSG is a new developing defence capability to support current and new LAN/WAN military secure infrastructures and internet technologies.

This includes management and technical support from drawing board, through implementation, to live ongoing support.

LICSG will bridge gaps in capability by bringing civilian ICS expertise to military problems supporting PJHQ and unit formations as required.

LICSG are to provide expertise in computer, software and network operations in order to assure the passage of information between deployed commanders, PJHQ and Land Component HQs across the spectrum of conflict and assist in the conduct and implementation of ICS at all levels.

Recruiting NowLICSG is looking for dedicated, qualified and experienced professionals in secure communications support, particularly with skills in: 

  • Pre/Post development planning of network infrastructures
  • Network security support
  • ICS project management
  • IP address management and LAN design
  • Developing internet technologies
  • Electronic Counter Measures
  • Network planning
  • Incident management
  • Software engineering
  • Business continuity
  • Disaster recovery planning

CRHQ, LIAG & LICSG Contact Details

Register your interest at http://army.mod.uk/join/20068.aspx Click on “Complete your application online now” and then Click on ”Register Now” to obtain more information about a role with LIAG . Alternatively you can call 0845 6008080 to chat to one of the Recruiting Team.

Telephone: 0845 6008080

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