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
British, French and US Army paratroopers are training side-by-side to be ready to respond together to international crises.
Acts of bravery and leadership have been recognised in the latest Operational Awards list, released today. 13 soldiers and officers have been awarded for a wide range of achievements from Engineering feats in South Sudan to saving lives in the UK and overseas.
The first two new Apache Attack Helicopters (AH-64E variant) have been delivered to the British Army from the US Government. They arrived at Wattisham Flying Station on 26 Nov 20 with Aviation Technicians from 7 Aviation Support Battalion, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (7 Avn Spt Bn REME), who will maintain and service the new aircraft.
A Royal Logistic Corps Sergeant has been honoured by the Company of Communicators for his remarkable use of social media to promote and enhance understanding of the British Army.
During Anti-Bullying week (16-20 Nov) we are reminding our personnel that bullying, harassment and discrimination are not tolerated. If anyone believes they have been subject any kind of unacceptable behaviour, they are urged to contact the MOD’s BHD Helpline on 0800 783 0334 (Freephone).
British soldiers have joined multinational units from across Europe and North America at Duke of Gloucester Barracks in South Cerney, RAF Fairford and Imjin Barracks, Gloucestershire, for Exercise LOYAL LEDA 2020, a key NATO exercise to validate the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), based in Gloucester.
Army Reservist catches Remembrance Sunday thief as he flees with two poppy day collection boxes
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.