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
All three-armed services pulled out all the stops to help deliver a safe and secure Games while showing how sport is also at the heart of almost everything they do.
11th August 2022 marked the successful completion of initial training for over 500 of the British Army’s newest soldiers in North Yorkshire.
Lieutenant General Sharon Nesmith has taken up the role of Deputy Chief of the General Staff (DCGS), becoming the first female British Army officer to hold the rank of Lieutenant General and occupy this prestigious role.
Soldiers from three nations with one goal have come together on a training exercise in Bulgaria.
Around 150 British Army and Royal Air force personnel have deployed to Finland alongside US and Finnish armed forces for Exercise Vigilant Fox. The deployment follows the UK’s joint security declaration with Finland, signed in May.
Two sets of brothers, including a pair of identical twins, from The Royal Regiment of Scotland (SCOTS) will lead the Pipes and Drums in the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo (REMT) 2022. The Muir twins as Pipe Major and Drum Major of 3 SCOTS and the Grant brothers as Pipe Major and Drum Major of 4 SCOTS.
Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has joined senior service personnel for a final rehearsal of this year’s Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo in Edinburgh
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.