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
A British Army officer who was part of last year’s winning military and industrial collaborative Hackathon team, is proof that such military and industrial partnerships are key to the development of the battle winning digital tools of the future.
Divers are a select but vital part of military engineering in the British Army. There are currently only around 300 qualified divers, but with a history going back to an extraordinary 1838, they form a significant element of the Army, both past and present. Here we take a deep dive (!) into their training, work and technology, with Major Mick Stewart.
Airborne soldiers have remembered the bravery and sacrifice shown by their forebears during Operation Market Garden, while reflecting on the parallels with their recent deployment to Afghanistan.
The British Army is moving towards electrification of battlefield vehicles, it has been announced at the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) exhibition at the ExCeL in London.
The Army Warfighting Experiment 21 (AWE) is transforming the way soldiers train by incorporating, and experimenting with, cutting edge technology in order to meet the emerging and complex threats thrown up by the digital world.
Gurkhas are showing their agility and compassion as they work to help those evacuated from Afghanistan on their journey to new lives away from the war-torn country.
The British Army Military Book of the Year (BAMBY) is a prestigious book prize, judged by a diverse panel, representing the very best military books of the previous year. Today we are pleased to announce the winner.
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.