We provide essential armoured engineering support to the British Army and 20 Brigade. As well as being trained soldiers, combat engineers and tradesman, our regiment is equipped with some heavy duty capabilities, such as the Titan and Trojan armoured vehicles.
As one of the British Army's armoured engineer regiments, we specialise in providing engineer support to the Infantry and Armoured Corps, right at the front of the battlefield. We utilise the full range of Royal Engineer capabilities to support the local government in the UK and full scale deployments overseas.
Our capabilities include:
- Armoured engineer
- Plant operator
- Communication specialist
- Logistic specialist
- Royal Engineer diver
Baltics - Operation CABRIT
The UK operational deployment to Estonia, where we are providing engineer support to the multinational battlegroup.
Afghanistan - Operation HERRICK
Iraq - Operation TELIC
We are an exciting regiment, which delivers and develops close-support engineering excellence. We do this by investing in our people through excellent training, trade progression, sports activities and educational development.
We are a diverse and inclusive organisation, in which we are all proud to belong.
We are based in Tidworth on the edge of Salisbury Plain. We boast the UK's largest military training area and have access to miles of Wiltshire countryside in which to live, play and train.
We have good transport links to London and the South West, making it a popular location.
We share a camp with our brother regiment, 26 Engineer Regiment. Who also specialise in close support, armoured engineering.
Life at 22 Engineer Regiment
We are a busy regiment, recently deploying to places such as Canada, Estonia, the Oman and Iraq. We use all of our skill sets when deployed, including our trades, combat engineer skills and basic soldiering.
Uniquely, we are specialists in using these skills while living and working in armoured vehicles on the very frontline of the battlefield.
Regimental life sees a focus on continuous professional and personal development, including time for sport at all levels.
22 Engineer Regiment Timeline
22 Engineer Regiment has a proud history of providing engineer support to the British Army around the world. We have seen action in most major deployments since WWII. Deployments include Aden and Egypt in the 1950's, Northern Ireland in the 1970's, Falkland's in the 1980's and more recently Iraq and Afghanistan.
Regiment formed as 22 Field Engineer Regiment
Regiment moves to current location in Tidworth
Provide support for the liberation of Kuwait, Iraq
Op TELIC 4, Iraq
Op HERRICK 16, Afghanistan
Op SHADER 5, Iraq