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
Her Royal Highness, The Countess of Wessex, has visited the Regimental Headquarters of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) at MOD Lyneham, Wiltshire, in her role as their new Colonel-in-Chief.
Reservists from 2nd Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment and 7th Battalion, The Rifles have completed two-weeks training with the Michigan National Guard in the USA as part of the annual camp with NATO partners.
Gurkha soldiers from 94 Squadron Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment go down in history as the first non-Foot Guards Regiment at Buckingham Palace for more than 70 years, to guard The King.
Paratroopers have made the first low-level parachute descents from the Royal Air Force’s A400M Atlas C Mk1 as the aircraft develops its tactical capabilities.
Soldiers from 2 RIFLES were honoured to host their Royal Colonel, His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex, on 22 Sep 22 at their camp in Estonia.
Paratroopers have scaled new heights and built partnerships with NATO allies during demanding training in the mountains of Slovenia.
It is with great sadness that the Ministry of Defence confirms the death of Sapper Connor Morrison of 23 Parachute Engineer Regiment on 23rd July 2022.
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.