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
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence confirms the death of Private Joshua Kennington, Royal Logistic Corps. He died on 24 November 2022 following a non-operational incident at Catterick.
The official opening of the Larkhill Medical and Dental Centre in Wiltshire took place on Wednesday 30 November 2022, signifying the end of the Army Basing Programme.
Formed on 1 December 2021, the Army’s Ranger Regiment operates in complex environments. A year on, they’re working alongside our partners to train and counter our enemies.
British paratroopers have earned their German parachute wings, developing the ability of British and German airborne forces to serve together as NATO allies.
Army personnel have been honing their engineering skills whilst having a positive impact on precious sand dunes on the north Cornwall coast.
This year’s Women in Defence Awards has seen two soldiers being honoured for their contributions and achievements across the Defence sector.
Cutting-edge uncrewed aircraft systems have been tested in Portsmouth during a major demonstration of technology and military capability.
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.