To protect the nation, we step forward and meet every challenge
The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper.
Life in the Army
If you’re thinking about joining I’d say just go for it – the Army is a fantastic career. LCpl Laura Phillips, Royal Signals
Work is going at pace to bring the Apache AH-64E, the British Army’s new attack helicopter, into frontline service.
Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith is visiting Estonia and has met with Major General Veiko-Vello Palm, Deputy Commander of the Estonian Defense Forces, and with British, Danish, Estonian and French troops serving in the NATO Battle Group.
Members of the Armed Forces who were deployed in August 2021 to support the evacuation from Afghanistan will receive medallic recognition for their contribution. This was the largest humanitarian aid operation in over 70 years.
British soldiers and artificial intelligence experts Adarga have teamed up to supercharge the rapid development of key military digital tools fit for the new information age.
When Lieutenant Colonel Lyndsey Kelly took command of No.1 Army Training Regiment at the Army Training Centre in Pirbright, not only did she become the first female officer to do so, but somewhat uniquely she assumed command from her husband, Lieutenant Colonel Shamus Kelly OBE.
The 1st Battalion, The Scots Guards (1SG), together with a range of other British Army units and our allies from Belize, had to get comfortable being uncomfortable in one of the world’s most unforgiving environments on Exercise Mayan Storm.
For the first time ever, the United States Signal Corps Regimental Association has awarded three British Army soldiers with the coveted Bronze Order of Mercury award.
Britain Takes Lead Role In Enhanced Forward Presence
The Army is currently deployed in over 80 countries around the world. Deployments vary in strength from single military advisors to full operational deployments.Baltics
Our Serving Troops
The British Army comprises of 112,000 experienced, committed and highly skilled Regular and Reserve soldiers.