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
“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.
Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment receive thanks from the Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust, after joining forces with the Trust to help support frontline workers and keep hospital services running.
Joint Military Command Wales (JMC), based at the British Army’s headquarters in Brecon, currently has 365 personnel from across the three Armed Services supporting the NHS in Wales with the fight against coronavirus.
The British Army are leading NATO’s development of the Next Generation Rotorcraft Capability. Project NGRC offers an opportunity for the UK, as the lead nation for the pre-concept phase, to be at the forefront of a major international venture
One of the British Army’s two full-time professional free-fall parachute display teams have just come off spending two weeks on Op ROSE. This is the military’s code word for the operational deployment of troops supporting the Department of Transport in the testing for Covid of all lorry drivers and hauliers bound for continental Europe.
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.