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
The Multi-Coloured Camouflage Scheme (MCDCS) project was launched as a result of our troops’ experience in Estonia, lessons gleaned from the Royal Tank Regiment’s ‘Streetfighter’ experiment, and a long-recognised need to hide, deceive, and survive on the modern battlefield.
Scots actor, James Cosmo MBE, takes up the role Honorary Colonel with the Perth-based Royal Regiment of Scotland Battalion
80 new COVID-19 vaccine centres are being established for NHS Scotland with 98 soldiers working across 11 Vaccination Centre Setup Teams to cover the length and breadth of Scotland. Personnel from the Royal Army Medical Corps and Royal Scots Dragoon Guards will harness their logistical expertise to identify suitable sites and facilitate vaccine delivery networks.
The British Army Military Book of the Year (BAMBY) is a book prize, representing the very best military books of the previous year. Today we are pleased to announce the shortlist for the British Army Military Book of the Year Prize 2021 (#BAMBY21).
Today sees the inauguration of the 46th President of the United States of America in Washington DC. Thanks to a new scheme, a British Army reservist will be on duty with his US National Guard unit in the capital.
The Army is transforming and modernising to meet the threat of modern warfare. The Army Trials and Development Unit at Bovington designed a set of removable steps, made on a 3D printer, which could be built anywhere and attached temporarily in peacetime.
Community testing is getting underway in Greater Manchester with the Army committing almost 1,000 soldiers to assisting its 10 boroughs in breaking the chain of Covid infection.
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.