Clean-up work underway in Salisbury

Work is beginning in Salisbury to decontaminate potentially affected sites for the city and its visitors, say the Ministry of Defence.

Welsh Guards assume security responsibility in Afghanistan

The Yorkshire Regiment recently completed their tour in Afghanistan, handing over the reins to the Welsh Guards, say the MoD. Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Welsh Guards recently assumed responsibility as part of the Kabul Protection Unit. For the rest of their tour the guardsmen will be in Kabul protecting UK and Coalition mentors as they assist the Afghan National Defence...

Gurkha Rifles in Kenya

1 Royal Gurkha Rifles have conducted Exercise Askari Storm in Kenya. The Battlegroup consisted of 1 RGR and E Company, 15th Kenyan Rifles from the Kenya Defence Force plus attachments from across 16 Air Assault Brigade.

British Army combat rifle to be upgraded by Heckler and Koch

Minister Guto Bebb has announced that the British Army's standard combat rifle is to be upgraded.

Close Protection Teams on show for NATO

The Royal Military Police Close Protection has provided a unique insight into their specialist unit and provided the opportunity to observe how they work collaboratively alongside our NATO partners, according to the British Army.

British Army selects Boxer armoured vehicles

The British Army has selected Boxer for the Mechanised Infantry Vehicle requirement.

Royal Regiment of Scotland conduct night time training on the Falkland Islands

Members of 4th Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) were deployed to the Falkland Islands as the Roulement Infantry Company (RIC) supporting British Forces South Atlantic Islands (BFSAI).

British Army takes part in multinational exercise in southern Germany

Soldiers from 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (1PWRR) are among 4,100 soldiers from 10 different nations currently participating in Exercise Allied Spirit VIII in Southern Germany. 

UK and France practise joint mission with rapid reaction forces

Exercise Citadel Guibert 18, which is taking place this week in Reims, France, plays a key part in the close relationship between 12 UK Armoured Infantry Brigade and their French counterparts in the 1st French Division, say officials.

British armour and airborne forces on joint training

3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment has joined forces with the Challenger 2 main battle tanks of The Queen's Royal Hussars for Exercise Green Citadel. The paratroopers practised using tanks for protection and fire support while fighting street-by-street and building-by-building through the mock village at Copehill Down on Salisbury Plain according to the MoD.

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