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 Army’s Headquarters South West (HQSW) based in Tidworth Wiltshire, has been presented with the prestigious Firmin Sword of Peace in recognition of its exceptional contribution in support to the city of Salisbury and its communities following the Novichok nerve agent attack in March 2018.
An Army officer serving with the Corps of Royal Signals in the South West of England has been made a Member of The Order of The British Empire (MBE) for her work during the COVID pandemic.
Army Reservist Major Eb (Ebrahim) Mukhtar was mobilised as part of the COVID Support Force to assist public services during the Coronavirus outbreak, to support the NHS with the distribution of personal protective equipment (PPE). He is to be awarded an MBE.
A HISTORIC medals ceremony took place today (13 October), in which two members of the Light Dragoons, deployed on Operation Cabrit in Poland, were awarded the Polish Armed Forces Medal for their work with the Polish Territorial Defence Forces (TDF).
A package of 17 new Medium Girder Bridges (MGB) has been ordered for the Royal Engineers under a £46M contract with Stockport-based WFEL. Once delivered they will be deployed by the sappers for both military operations and humanitarian tasks.
The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) has hosted its annual Pace Sticking Competition which took place on Tuesday 13th October. This year was very different from the norm; with COVID-19 causing travel restrictions for international teams and strict government guidelines to be adhered to on social distancing.
The honours were originally due to be published in June but were delayed because of the Coronavirus pandemic and today’s list features recipients who have played a significant role in helping to tackle the virus.
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.