THE BRITISH ARMY'S MILITARY ENGINEER RESERVE REGIMENT

71 ENGINEER REGIMENT

Reserve Air support and theatre enabling specialists

We provide construction, plant and engineer logistic capability to support Air and Land components in the United Kingdom and globally.

FACTS & FIGURES

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Formed On

1 April 1967

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Role

Force Support

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Specialism

Theatre Enablement

Our Skills

71 Engineer Regiment provides specialist Air Support and Theatre Enabling capability both independently and in support of partnered Regular units at home and around the globe.

  • Artisan Tradesman
  • Plant Operator
  • Driver
  • Communication Specialist
  • Resources Specialist
  • Combat Engineer

Deployments

CURRENT DEPLOYMENTS

  • Operation RESCRIPT - Pandemic support in the UK

PREVIOUS DEPLOYMENTS

  • Operation TRENTON - South Sudan
  • Operation ANEMOI - The Falkland Islands
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As a potential Sapper, you will complete basic training. You will learn the skills required to become a robust and confident soldier.

You will complete combat engineer training, which will give you the engineering knowledge required to build bridges, purify water, build fortifications and many other exciting tasks.

As a Sapper you will have the opportunity to develop your engineering skills. You may also be able to use your civilian trade on deployments across the world.

71 Engineer Regiment Location

  • 71 Engineer Regiment HQ

    Locations Nationwide

    71 Engineer Regiment comprises of four sub-units located in N Ireland, Scotland and Northern England. Our headquarters is situated within Leuchars Station, Fife. We conduct drill nights at Sub-Unit locations and conduct exercises across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland.

Recruitment

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