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 £98.4 million contract, supporting 119 jobs, has been extended to maintain Short-Range Air Defence (SHORAD) for the British Army and Royal Marines.
It is with immense sadness that the British Army announces the death of a Sergeant from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards. Sergeant Gavin Hillier died in a non-operational training incident at Castlemartin Ranges on 4 March 21.
Eco-friendly accommodation for soldiers training on Salisbury Plain has been nominated in this year’s prestigious Defence Sanctuary Awards.
The British Army Support Training Unit Belize is working in collaboration with their conservation partner Panthera and has been recognised for its recognising outstanding conservation and sustainability efforts in the area.
“He epitomised the indomitable spirit of our wartime generation and was a true inspiration to millions of people worldwide during some of the most challenging of times in recent history, bringing the nation together in celebration of his fundraising efforts.”
Soldiers from the Household Division are are delivering training to the recently formed Cayman Islands Regiment.
Hundreds of soldiers have been undergoing intense training in temperatures as low as minus 20 degrees Celsius in Estonia, as part of the ongoing NATO presence across the Baltics and Poland.
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.