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
On 12th September each year, we pause to remember the heroic sacrifice of 21 Sikh soldiers of the Army of British India who, against insurmountable odds, defended a signal station on the North West Frontier of modern Pakistan in 1897.
The military's fleet of bulldozers, cranes and forklifts will soon receive a facelift thanks to a £240m maintenance contract.
Corporal Chamandeep Singh, a soldier in The Royal Logistic Corps, has become a Twitter sensation in the Corps after his wife, Ceese Kaur Seera, tweeted of his recent promotion.
Watchkeeper is an unmanned aircraft system with a range of intelligence and reconnaissance cameras and sensors, including a state-of-the-art surveillance radar. It lets the Army see things up to 200km away and helps keep our troops safe.
The MOD is teaming up with Dorset Council and Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership to spearhead a next-generation joint working scheme. The Army, as the lead for this project, has called its part of the centre the Army BattleLab.
Following a £7m MOD investment, new hybrid technology is being tested on the Army’s MAN SV Foxhound and Jackal vehicles. The game-changing electric power systems will enable the vehicles to operate the latest technologies.
This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. In May, the nation commemorated victory in Europe, this week it will remember the end of the War against Japan.
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.