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British Army moves a step closer to the next generation mobile fires platform

A significant milestone in the modernisation of our artillery was reached today, following a landmark defence agreement with Germany.

Published: 24 Apr 2024

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‘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

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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

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Army runners take on Sahara Desert marathon challenge

Four Army personnel and Robert Rinder (TV personality and barrister) are taking on the gruelling Marathon des Sables for The Army Benevolent fund (ABF).

Published: 13 Apr 2024

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Welsh Guardsmen raise hwyl on the parade square for St David’s Day

Welsh Guardsmen raise hwyl on the parade square for St David’s Day

Published: 01 Mar 2024

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Early setbacks no barrier to progression for inspirational Welsh Guardsman

Early setbacks no barrier to progression for inspirational Welsh Guardsman

Published: 12 Feb 2024

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Gun salutes across the UK mark HM The King’s 75th birthday

Military gun salutes sounded across the UK today (14 November) to mark His Majesty King Charles III’s 75th birthday.

Published: 14 Nov 2023

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Army apprenticeships praised by OFSTED

The British Army provides ‘Good’ apprenticeships – that is the overall verdict of a government inspection into quality and standards.

Published: 04 Nov 2023

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It’s about being part of something much greater than yourself

For Lance Corporal Nekaa George, joining the British Army was a childhood dream come true, having been inspired by his uncle’s history lessons and military service at home in Saint Ann, Trinidad and Tobago.

Published: 30 Oct 2023

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Watching a Guardsman’s watch helps tell the time

You might be gaining an extra hour of sleep this Sunday, but it means saying goodbye to the scarlet tunics of the Household Division as we revert to Greenwich Mean Time.

Published: 29 Oct 2023