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 national Armed Forces Day event, which is the culmination of Armed Forces Week, will take place in Scarborough on Saturday in front of thousands of members of the public.
Each year Her Majesty spends a week visiting different parts of Scotland, known as 'Royal Week'. It’s a chance for The Queen to engage with many people who have made invaluable commitments to good causes and the community, as well as highlight the culture and traditions of Scotland.
Soldiers from the British Army's global response force have been presented with medals in recognition of their efforts during the evacuation of Kabul.
The Female Festival of Sport organised by Headquarters South West has been held at Tidworth, Wiltshire aimed at encouraging service personnel of all ranks to get involved and maybe try a sport for the first time.
In 2003, Major Dan Brown gave his three-year-old son Ethan a hug goodbye before deploying on operations to Iraq. Fast forward 19 years and Ethan is now a Trooper who recently served alongside his dad in Mali.
It is with immense sadness that the MOD confirms the death of Second Lieutenant Max George, of 5th Battalion The Rifles, in a non-operational training incident in Wiltshire on 21 June 2022. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this tragic time.
2 Rifles Battlegroup arrived in Estonia this week to bolster defence forces in the country, in support of European security. In a bilateral agreement between Estonia and the United Kingdom, the Battlegroup replaces the Royal Tank Regiment Battlegroup as the Agile Task Force (ATF) and will remain in Estonia for a six-month tour of duty.
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.