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
Troops from 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment have been focussing their training with new weapons and sight systems.
The 4th Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment swapped their traditional region for Dumfries and Galloway earlier this month for Exercise Yorkshire Strike.
Today the Colonel of the Regiment, Major General (Maj Gen) Nick Borton DSO MBE awarded medals to officers and soldiers of the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Scotland (2 SCOTS) who returned from operational deployment of Op Toral in Afghanistan early in 2021.
HQ 3 (UK) Division and soldiers from 3 RIFLES have successfully completed Exercise Saber Junction 21, a multi-national exercise involving over 4,000 troops from 14 nations at Hohenfels, Germany.
In the midst of National Fitness Day (22 Sep 21), we look at the British Army’s paratroopers, famed the world over for their ability to overcome even the most arduous of physical challenges.
Staff Sergeant Charlotte Spence realised that there were many opportunities for everyone to take part in sport in the Army. Recently she took part in the British Army Warrior Fitness (BAWF) competition and was crowned as the Army’s fittest woman.
Since it entered service in 1998 the British Army’s main battle tank (MBT) Challenger has been a stalwort of operations, and from Bosnia to the Gulf the platform it has been integral to UK and Nato operations.
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.