To protect the nation, we step forward and meet every challenge
The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.
Life in the Army
If you’re thinking about joining I’d say just go for it – the Army is a fantastic career. LCpl Laura Phillips, Royal Signals
Soldiers from 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment (1 YORKS) have been delivering Formed Unit Training on Operation TURUS, in support of the African Federation of Nigeria, in the ongoing effort to combat extremist organisations in the north-east of Nigeria and Lake Chad Basin.
Paratroopers have competed in an international military parachuting competition in the USA, building both their skills and relationships with NATO airborne forces.
Well, it was never going to rain on this parade, which was brought forward by an hour and a half on the instruction of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst’s Commandant to protect those taking part from the day’s higher temperatures. The Officer Cadets of Commissioning Course 213 were on the parade square in front of the magnificent Old College for 0930hrs instead of the traditional timing of 1100hrs.
All three-armed services pulled out all the stops to help deliver a safe and secure Games while showing how sport is also at the heart of almost everything they do.
11th August 2022 marked the successful completion of initial training for over 500 of the British Army’s newest soldiers in North Yorkshire.
Lieutenant General Sharon Nesmith has taken up the role of Deputy Chief of the General Staff (DCGS), becoming the first female British Army officer to hold the rank of Lieutenant General and occupy this prestigious role.
Soldiers from three nations with one goal have come together on a training exercise in Bulgaria.
Britain Takes Lead Role In Enhanced Forward Presence
The Army is currently deployed in over 80 countries around the world. Deployments vary in strength from single military advisors to full operational deployments.Baltics
Our Serving Troops
The British Army comprises of 112,000 experienced, committed and highly skilled Regular and Reserve soldiers.