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A soldier in an old red tunic stands in front of a group of soldiers wearing modern day uniforms. Heritage

‘Slanguage’ - The voice of the British Pongo, Tommy or Squaddie

The English language is festooned with words and phraseology courtesy of this country’s soldiers. Some descriptive, others informative and a few unpleasant, but all the more richer for it.

Published: 19 Apr 2024

An image of Challenger 3, the British Army's latest tank prototype. Equipment

British Army’s most lethal tank prototype rolls off production line

British Army soldiers are a step closer to getting their hands on one of Europe’s most lethal tanks, as the latest Challenger 3 prototype has finished production in Telford.

Published: 18 Apr 2024

Scots Guards Black Sunday (7) Ceremonial

Half a century of service: The Scots Guards very personal thank you to HRH The Duke of Kent

The Scots Guards' special thank you and farewell, as His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent retires as their Colonel after a remarkable 50 years' service.

Published: 14 Apr 2024

A group of women stand together for a photo on some steps outside of a building. Careers

Four decades of women at Sandhurst

18 members of the inaugural WRAC Course 4 who reunited at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst’s Old College yesterday, to view Commissioning Course 232’s Commandant’s Parade and meet current female Officer Cadets.

Published: 12 Apr 2024

A British soldier wearing a red tunic shakes hands with a French soldier wearing a black tunic. Ceremonial

Changing of the Guards: UK and France celebrate Entente Cordiale

The UK and France have today celebrated 120 years of close cooperation with special ceremonies in both nations’ capital cities.

Published: 08 Apr 2024

Soldiers from the Army Air Corps and ground troops from the Royal Navy huddle after being dropped off by a helicopter. Training

Arctic Role for Aviation Task Force 2

The Norwegian town of Bardufoss lies some 200 miles inside the Arctic Circle, providing the perfect backdrop for us to learn, first how to simply survive as temperatures can plummet to -30˚C and beyond, and then how to fight in these most punishing of conditions.

Published: 07 Apr 2024

Two soldiers look under the bonnet of a military vehicle while fixing it. People

French officer cadet embeds in high-readiness UK regiment

As we approach the 120th anniversary of the signing of the Entente Cordiale, French Army Second Lieutenant (2Lt) in training Victor Blouin has just finished a month-long visit to 13 Air Assault Support Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (13 AASR), at Merville Barracks, Colchester.

Published: 05 Apr 2024

A soldier in uniform smiles with their arms crossed in front of an armoured vehicle. People

Joining the Army changed my life

When Lance Sergeant Lucy Heddington chose a career in the British Army, it was because she wanted to feel a sense of achievement. The Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers (REME) mechanic, serving with the Household Cavalry Regiment (HCR) in Bulford, Wiltshire wanted to gain a trade and be able to travel.

Published: 05 Apr 2024

A grey Irish Wolfhound put its front legs on the chest of its handler. The handler, a soldier, is wearing his red tunic and black bearskin. The dog is wearing a red coat. Ceremonial

The Irish Guards reunited on parade for St Patrick’s Day

The Irish Guards reunited on parade for St Patrick’s Day

Published: 18 Mar 2024

A petroleum operator stands in front of a vehicle in the dark. What We Do

Keeping the Army on the move on Exercise Steadfast Defender

Petroleum Operators who keep the Army on the go worldwide are deployed in Germany for the first phase of a major NATO exercise.

Published: 14 Mar 2024