The Royal Signals are the Army's professional communicators. Everywhere the Army deploys – from Special Forces and intelligence gathering teams to personnel deployed in armoured vehicles, the Royals Signals deploy.
28 June 1920
Intelligent, innovative and technically astute, our soldiers are trained to become experts in both engineering and operating a plethora of communications systems, computer networks and cyber equipment.
Hurricane relief - Communication and Command support for the disaster relief effort in the Caribbean.
The Royal Signals is a family - we selected the best Officers and soldiers to fit this family, encouraging them to use their talent, enthusiasm and experience in the on-going pursuit of excellence.
I do more than just sit behind a desk Steve, 19
The Royal Signals has deployed on every operation the Army has been involved in – reliable, secure communications are a vital requirement in every possible situation. Whether fighting to set up complex information and radio networks under fire, enabling communications for humanitarian missions or providing 3G networks for multinational forces, the Royal Signals tackle a wide range of operations using their diverse skill set in times of peace and conflict.
Formation of the Corps.
Cpl Waters awarded the Military Medal for laying and maintaining the field telephone line.
By the end of WW2 members of the Royal Corps of Signals had served in every theatre of war.
The home of the Corps relocated from Catterick to Blandford Camp.
New Joint Services Signal Unit (Cyprus) was formed.
The Corps continues to grow and adapt to meet the Armys needs.