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
From humanitarian work, through mental health support to the Armed Forces, to responding to the nerve agent attacks last year - 65 regular and reserve soldiers and officers of the British Army are being recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
In a powerful demonstration of inter-services capability, the Army’s most potent aircraft has landed aboard the Royal Navy’s largest warship.
Soldiers from D-Squadron, The Royal Lancers have spent May deployed alongside the Finnish Army on Exercise Arrow 19, where they have provided reconnaissance for a Finnish Armoured Infantry Brigade.
The British Army hands significant honour to a very special six-year-old.
The body of Guardsman Mathew Talbot was today (Tuesday 14th May) repatriated back to the United Kingdom aboard a Royal Air Force C17 transport aircraft from Malawi.
It is with great sadness that the MOD must confirm the death of Guardsman (Gdsm) Mathew Talbot of 1st Battalion Coldstream Guards in Malawi on Sunday 5 May 2019. He was deployed as part of a counter poaching operation.
Gurkhas have the honour of guarding Her Majesty the Queen in London as they take on the ceremonial duties traditionally associated with the Guards’ regiments.
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.