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.


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. 


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

Explore our equipment


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