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 Royal Lancers led the way on multinational Exercise Somme Lancer, held in Germany, to hone core combat skills and drills.
1st Battalion the Royal Welsh swap their Headquarters on Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire for the vast Sennelager Training Ranges in Germany, taking part in Exercise Gothic Dragon.
The 3rd Battalion, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment heralded in the festive season with style amidst the magnificent splendour of Canterbury Cathedral with their, now well-established annual traditional Christmas treat, the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment Canterbury Cathedral Carol Service.
The British Army and MOD sets out the cultural and institutional changes being made to create a safer environment for all service personnel, following the publication of the House of Commons Defence Committee Report on Women in the Armed Forces.
80 Soldiers from the 5th Battalion The RIFLES joined forces with four police organisations: Thames Valley Police, Hampshire Constabulary, Ministry of Defence Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary to hunt down three fugitive terrorists in the village of Longmoor, in reality, a purpose-built urban training facility at the MoD’s Longmoor Camp.
Soldiers are training on the windswept Stanford Training Area ranges in Norfolk to develop the specialist skills they will need to serve in the British Army’s new Ranger Regiment.
The British Army has unveiled the cap badge of The Ranger Regiment.
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.