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Saragarhi Day

11 September 2020

Saragarhi Day

On 12th September each year, we pause to remember the heroic sacrifice of 21 Sikh soldiers of the Army of British India who, against insurmountable odds, defended a signal station on the North West Frontier of modern Pakistan in 1897.

Army's construction vehicles boosted by £240m contract

28 August 2020

Army's construction vehicles boosted by £240m contract

The military's fleet of bulldozers, cranes and forklifts will soon receive a facelift thanks to a £240m maintenance contract.

Good news tweet reveals overwhelming support for Sikh soldier

28 August 2020

Good news tweet reveals overwhelming support for Sikh soldier

Corporal Chamandeep Singh, a soldier in The Royal Logistic Corps, has become a Twitter sensation in the Corps after his wife, Ceese Kaur Seera, tweeted of his recent promotion.

Watchkeeper

28 August 2020

Watchkeeper

Watchkeeper is an unmanned aircraft system with a range of intelligence and reconnaissance cameras and sensors, including a state-of-the-art surveillance radar. It lets the Army see things up to 200km away and helps keep our troops safe.

Army ‘battle lab’ to lead the way in technology innovation

25 August 2020

Army ‘battle lab’ to lead the way in technology innovation

The MOD is teaming up with Dorset Council and Dorset Local Enterprise Partnership to spearhead a next-generation joint working scheme. The Army, as the lead for this project, has called its part of the centre the Army BattleLab.

Army vehicles adopt electric technology

20 August 2020

Army vehicles adopt electric technology

Following a £7m MOD investment, new hybrid technology is being tested on the Army’s MAN SV Foxhound and Jackal vehicles. The game-changing electric power systems will enable the vehicles to operate the latest technologies.

VJ Day 75

10 August 2020

VJ Day 75

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. In May, the nation commemorated victory in Europe, this week it will remember the end of the War against Japan.

Army Named in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women

30 July 2020

Army Named in the Times Top 50 Employers for Women

Today the British Army has been included in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2020. This is the 10th year that the Times Top 50 Employers for Women has been published in partnership with Business in the Community.

First Ares Armoured Vehicles Delivered to the Army

27 July 2020

First Ares Armoured Vehicles Delivered to the Army

Named for the ancient Greek god of war, Ares delivers a step-change in the British Army’s battlefield capability. Last week, the first six vehicles were delivered to the Household Cavalry Regiment at Bulford, Wiltshire.

Royal Engineer Regiment Earns the Firmin Sword of Peace for its Worldwide Humanitarian Efforts

24 July 2020

Royal Engineer Regiment Earns the Firmin Sword of Peace for its Worldwide Humanitarian Efforts

The soldiers of 36 Engineer Regiment have received one of the highest accolades that can be bestowed upon a military establishment – The Firmin Sword of Peace.