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 world’s first hybrid electric jet aircraft, drones that fit in the palm of your hand and driverless vehicles were just some of latest equipment with new technology put to the test on the Army Warfare Experiment (AWE) 2023.
Some of the British Army’s most feared soldiers have shared their battlecraft with Japanese troops.
A third-generation soldier from Colchester has spoken of the satisfaction he gets from passing on his skills and knowledge to junior colleagues.
More than 100 military and blue light riders saddled up to show their skills at The Royal Tournament Show Jumping and Skill at Arms Championships, held at the Defence Animal Training Regiment (DATR).
A soldier from Great Yarmouth has gone from tinkering with motorbikes to working on the British Army's state-of-the-art AH-64E Apache attack helicopter.
More than 200 Gurkha recruits marked the end of their military training with a pass off parade inspected by Defence Minister, Dr Andrew Murrison.
Over 170 British Army soldiers have taken part in a major training exercise in Japan over the last two weeks. Exercise Vigilant Isles has taken place annually for the last few years, except during the Covid pandemic. But this year was the first time British troops have been embedded with their Japanese counterparts during the biggest ever exercise.
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.