The British Army's Military Engineers

101 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S)

The British Army’s Reserve EOD & Search Regiment

The only British Army Reserve EOD & Search unit based in London. We support our Regular counterparts in Explosive Ordnance Disposal and advanced Search (EOD&S).

FACTS & FIGURES

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ACTIVE FROM

1860

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ROLE

MILITARY ENGINEER

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SPECIALISM

EOD & SEARCH

Our Skills

We provide EOD, Advanced and Intermediate Search support to operations anywhere in the world. Furthermore, we are always poised to support contingent operations and directed tasks as required.

  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
  • Advanced Search
  • Intermediate Search

Deployments

We provide Advanced Search trained personnel to deploy on Operation SHADER in Iraq.

Our main role when deployed, is to teach Counter – Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) techniques to the Iraqi Defence Forces.

  • Operation HERRICK – Afghanistan
  • Operation TELIC - Iraq

Our Location

350 (The Robin Hood Foresters) Field Squadron (EOD&S), Nottingham, 579 Field Squadron (EOD&S), Royal Tunbridge Wells, 217 Field Squadron (EOD&S), Ilford, 221 Field Squadron (EOD&S), Catford

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EOD&S

A Highly Skilled Trade! Corporal Hayward, 28

Our People

Over drill nights, weekend camps and a two-week annual exercise, Reservist Soldiers and Officers learn the fundamental skills and gain the qualities required to operate as Sappers.

All this training and development will be linked closely to their key specialisation; EOD & Search.

Recruitment

Interested in joining the Corps of Royal Engineers?

Careers