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Corps, regiments and units

Corps, regiments and units

The command structure is hierarchical with divisions and brigades responsible for administering groupings of smaller units. Major Units are regiment or battalion-sized with minor units being smaller, either company sized sub-units or platoons. All units within the service are either Regular or Army Reserve, or a combination with sub-units of each type.

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Light Dragoons

Light Dragoons

Specialism:
Armour
The Light Dragoons is a light cavalry regiment in the Adaptive Force. It used to be fast horses that helped these multi-skilled soldiers to cover the battlefield quickly – today it’s the Jackal 2 armoured vehicle.
Gaza Barracks, Catterick Garrison, North Yorkshire, DL9 4AU
Royal Yeomanry

Royal Yeomanry

Specialism:
Armour
The Royal Yeomanry is the senior light cavalry regiment in the British Army Reserve. Mounted in light armoured vehicles, it is a fast and highly mobile reconnaissance force with substantial firepower.
RY RHQ: Tigers Road, South Wigston, Leicester, LE18 4WS
Queen's Own Yeomanry

Queen's Own Yeomanry

Specialism:
Armour
The Queen’s Own Yeomanry is a light cavalry regiment in the Army Reserve. As a light armoured reconnaissance unit, its role involves operating in front of other friendly forces to gather intelligence on the enemy and the environment.
Fenham Barracks, Barrack Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4NP
Royal Armoured Corps

Royal Armoured Corps

Specialism:
Armour
The Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) provides the armour capability of the British Army. It combines speed, momentum, firepower and reconnaissance capabilities with armoured fighting vehicles such as the Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank and Jackal Fighting Vehicle.
Household Cavalry

Household Cavalry

Specialism:
Armour
The Household Cavalry is a union of the two most senior regiments in the British Army; The Life Guards and The Blues & Royals. It is divided into the operational unit, the Household Cavalry Regiment, and the ceremonial unit, the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment.
Ward Barracks, Bulford Camp, Salisbury, SP4 9NA
Hyde Park Barracks, Knightsbridge, London, SW7 1SE
Royal Dragoon Guards

Royal Dragoon Guards

Specialism:
Armour
The Royal Dragoon Guards is an aggressive reconnaissance force. Its soldiers use an arsenal of armoured vehicles, including the Scimitar, to navigate all sorts of environments and terrains in search of enemy troops.
Catterick Garrison DL9 3QD
Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Royal Scots Dragoon Guards

Specialism:
Armour
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards is a light cavalry regiment famous for its iconic victory at the Battle of Waterloo. The regiment combines an illustrious history spanning more than 300 years with expertise in the latest battlefield reconnaissance technology.
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, The Castle, Edinburgh, EH1 2YT
Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry

Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry

Specialism:
Armour
The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry is the Army’s newest combat regiment. It may have only entered the Army’s order of battle in 2014, but the regiment’s predecessors have a proud history that stretches back hundreds of years.
Redford Barracks, Edinburgh EH13 0PP