Force Troops Command

HQ 1st Artillery Brigade

HQ 1st Artillery Brigade

Headquarters 1st Artillery Brigade commands the majority of the Army’s Close Support Artillery Regiments and provides special-to-arm oversight for the two Very High Readiness regiments in the Air Assault and Commando Brigades.

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Brigade Role

The Joint Fires specialists from company to corps, the officers and soldiers of the Brigade are responsible for the artillery provision to warfighting and integrating joint fires through the provision of Targeting, Battlespace Management, and Air Land Integration. The Brigade Headquarters also provides the Joint Fires expertise to 3 (UK) Divisional Headquarters when deployed on exercise and operations.

1st Artillery Brigade is part of Force Troops Command which provides combat support, combat service support and command support to the Army, the other Services and the UK Government. 

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Brigade Units

  • 1 Royal Horse Artillery
  • 3 Royal Horse Artillery
  • 4 Regiment Royal Artillery 
  • 19 Regiment Royal Artillery
  • 26 Regiment Royal Artillery
  • 101 Regiment Royal Artillery
  • 103 Regiment Royal Artillery
  • 104 Regiment Royal Artillery
  • 105 Regiment Royal Artillery
  • NRHQ Royal Artillery

Our Locations

  • 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (RHA)

    Assaye Barracks, Bulford Road, Tidworth, Wiltshire SP9 7BA

  • 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery

    Albermarle Barracks, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE15 0RF

  • 4th Regiment RA

    Alanbrooke Bks, Topcliffe, THIRSK YO7 3EY

  • 19 Regiment RA

    Bhurtpore Barracks, Tidworth Hants SP9 7AS

  • 26 Regiment RA

    Mansergh Barracks, Gutersloh, Germany

  • 101 Regiment RA

    Napier Armoury, Alexandra Road, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE8 4HX

  • 103 Regiment RA

    Jubilee Barracks, Prescot Road, St Helens, WA10 3UB

  • 104 Regiment RA

    Raglan Barracks, Newport, South Wales NP20 5XE

  • 105 Regiment RA

  • NRHQ RA

  • The King's Troop RHA

    King George VI Lines, Royal Artillery Barracks, Woolwich, SE18 4BB

  • 5 Regiment RA

    Marne Barracks, Catterick, Richmond, North Yorks, DL10 7NP

  • 7 Para Regiment RHA

    Merville Barracks, Colchester, Essex, CO2 7UT

  • 12 Regiment RA

    Baker Barracks, Thorney Island, Emsworth, Hampshire PO10 8DH

  • 14 Regiment RA

    Royal Artillery Barracks, Larkhill, Salisbury, Wiltshire SP4 9HE

  • 29 Commando Regiment RA

    The Royal Citadel, Plymouth PL1 2PD

  • 32 Regiment RA

    Roberts Barracks, Larkhill, SP4 8QU

Explore our equipment

AS90

360° The gun is equipped with a recoil and hydrogas suspension system, which allows the turret to traverse and fire through a full 360°

Artillery and air defence

L118 Light Gun

APS fitted with an automatic pointing system (APS), which enables the gun to be unlimbered and in action in 30 second

Artillery and air defence

Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System

Formidable blow Delivering a 200 lb high explosive warhead to its target with over twice the range of other artillery systems

Artillery and air defence