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 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.
In a rare sight in London, the Mounted Band of the Household Cavalry with their magnificent Drum Horse Perseus accompanied the Queen’s Life Guard on their ride through Wellington Arch and down The Mall to their duties at Horse Guards.
Airborne medics from 16 Medical Regiment have deployed to Romania alongside 2,500 medics from 39 NATO partners, allies and civilian healthcare agencies in the alliance’s largest ever medical exercise.
The Royal Signals have celebrated the 40th anniversary of the annual Lanyard Trophy. The 40-mile endurance competition took place on Dartmoor from 12-14 April 19, with 36 teams taking part.
Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson bid farewell to Army aviators as they took off for Estonia, where they will be training alongside NATO forces working to reassure our allies and deter our adversaries.
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.