PROVIDING MILITARY ENGINEER CAPABILITY
8 Engineer Brigade commands the military engineer capability. The Brigade is built upon three Specialist Groups delivering Force Support, Infrastructure Support, and Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search.
It is responsibility for a wide spectrum of capabilities including military engineering, EOD & Search, ammunition technical support, military working dogs and counter-CBRN.
12 (FORCE SUPPORT) ENGINEER GROUP
Provides support to Theatre Entry, including route maintenance and enabling airfield operations.
The Lead Air Support Squadron supports the Royal Air Force to facilitate the rapid deployment of Air operations.
170 (INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT) ENGINEER GROUP
Will design, resource and construct the infrastructure to sustain a deployed force. Its ability to assess, repair and re-establish infrastructure will provide a vital capability in post conflict environments.
29 EXPLOSIVE ORDNANCE DISPOSAL AND SEARCH GROUP
Will support both deployed operations and Homeland Defence. The Group locates and disposes of conventional and improvised explosive threats. It provides technical expertise to ensure that the Army’s ammunition is fit for purpose and all forms of Search capability including Military Working Dog support.
The Chiefs of the British and German Army attended a formal re-designation parade of specialist military engineers in Minden, Germany.
Her Royal Highness the Princess Royal has visited 1st Military Working Dog Regiment (Royal Army Veterinary Corps) to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Regiment and hear first-hand about its contribution to defence.
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Where to find us overseas
We can be found at a number of worldwide locations at any given time. We are constantly deployed on operations, undertaking exercises overseas or contributing to Defence Engagement in South Asia and Africa.
Take a look on the map at some of the current and recent locations where the Brigade has been in action.
Here are a selection of our YouTube videos. Here, you will see some of the capability our units can provide.
Our Army Divers
Headquarters 8 Engineer Brigade
12 (Force Support) Engineer Group
32 Engineer Regiment
Catterick, North Yorkshire
36 Engineer Regiment
Invicta Park Barracks
39 Engineer Regiment
71 Engineer Regiment (RHQ)
75 Engineer Regiment (RHQ)
29 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal & Search) Group
33 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S)
35 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S)
101 Engineer Regiment (EOD&S) (RHQ)
11 (EOD&S) Regiment RLC
1 Military Working Dog Regiment
St George's Barracks
North Luffenham, Rutland
28 Engineer Regiment (C-CBRN)
170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group, 62 Works Group, 63 Works Group, 65 Works Group, 66 Works Group
20 Works Group (Air Support)