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
The Royal Signals Pipes and Drums have performed to over 125,000 visitors at the Basel Tattoo in Switzerland.
This year’s Royal Welsh Show will have its usual pomp and ceremony and boast some of the finest animals from across the UK. But something unique involving the British Army has been "occurring" in Builth Wells during what is the largest agricultural event in Europe – Trooper Emrys Forlan Jones has been promoted.
10 The Queen’s Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment (10 QOGLR) have enjoyed a traditional and colourful day of celebrations as they held their annual Kasam Khane ceremony and marked their 61st anniversary since their formation.
The Defence Animal Training Regiment opened its doors on Saturday for a day of events and demonstrations in Melton Mowbray.
The Government has announced a 2.9% increase in pensionable base pay as well as starting salaries for trained soldiers increasing to £20,000.
King Goodwill Zwelithini of the Zulu Nation has visited a selection of original Victoria Cross medals dating back to the 19 Century, including the eight original 1879 Anglo-Zulu War VCs from Rorke's Drift at The Regimental Museum of The Royal Welsh, based in Brecon.
Former Army Air Corps Apache Pilot and British astronaut Maj Tim Peake has spoken about how aerospace can help inspire future generations after flying with the Red Arrows. He joined the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team for a scheduled, practice flight which involved a 20-minute display. The astronaut flew in the rear seat of Red 1’s aircraft, getting to feel, first-hand, the team’s hallmark combination of close-formations, precision passes and dynamic loops and rolls.
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.