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
More than 200 years of military service has helped earn Colchester city status as part of Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
From Albanian military police to US helicopter crews, British soldiers have trained alongside colleagues from seven NATO allies in North Macedonia.
UK and US helicopters have been finding and striking targets and lifting paratroopers and equipment into action together on Exercise Swift Response.
HRH The Duke of Cambridge presents new Colours to the Irish Guards for Platinum Jubilee Trooping the Colour
1st Battalion Irish Guards have been presented new Colours from His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge in Windsor Castle, ready to parade them in front of the Queen at her Birthday Parade, marking the beginning of her Platinum Jubilee weekend.
Minister for Defence Procurement, Mr Jeremy Quin MP, today celebrated the bright future of Defence innovation and collaboration at the formal opening of the Defence BattleLab and the announcement of the new Land Industrial Strategy.
When Captain Lucy RUSSELL spent a day at the beach with her family last summer, little did she realise that she would save two swimmers from drowning. For her brave actions, she is being awarded the Queen’s Commendation for Bravery (QCB) in the latest Awards List.
Soldiers from The Queen’s Royal Hussars have carried out counter Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear training at the Defence Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Centre near Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire.
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.