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
Today the British Army has been included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020. This is the 10th year that the Times Top 50 Employers for Women has been published in partnership with Business in the Community.
Named for the ancient Greek god of war, Ares delivers a step-change in the British Army’s battlefield capability. Last week, the first six vehicles were delivered to the Household Cavalry Regiment at Bulford, Wiltshire.
The soldiers of 36 Engineer Regiment have received one of the highest accolades that can be bestowed upon a military establishment – The Firmin Sword of Peace.
Earlier today in a short ceremony at Windsor Castle and Highgrove House, Gloucestershire the transfer of the Colonel-in-Chief of The Rifles from His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh to Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall took place.
It is with great sadness that we must announce the death of a soldier from The First Battalion, The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.
Today, over 320 members of the defence industry gathered virtually with the British Army at the Land Industrial Symposium to discuss mutual investment in the transformation of the Army and the future security and prosperity of the United Kingdom.
On 25th June 1950, North Korea, backed by communist China and the Soviet Union, invaded South Korea. Answering the call of the United Nations, Britain and her Commonwealth allies were soon supporting the South Koreans and Americans.
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.