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The AgustaWestland Apache is a licence-built version of the Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopter for the British Army's Army Air Corps.
Armoured regiments are units provided by the Royal Armoured Corps of the British Army.
The Army Reserve is the active-duty volunteer reserve force and integrated element of the British Army.
The Ayrshire (Earl of Carrick's Own) Yeomanry was a Regiment of the British Yeomanry and is now an armoured Squadron of the Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry (SNIY), part of the British Army Reserve.
Sir Bernard Peter Gray (born 6 September 1960 in Redhill, Surrey) is a British businessman, journalist, and former government worker.
The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a large military transport aircraft.
The United Kingdom began a military intervention in Sierra Leone on 7 May 2000 under the codename Operation Palliser.
The Cheshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment that can trace its history back to 1797 when Sir John Leicester of Tabley raised a county regiment of light cavalry in response to the growing fears of invasion from Napoleonic France.
Rear Admiral Christopher Hugh Trevor Clayton is a former Royal Navy officer who served as a Lynx helicopter pilot during the Falklands War.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
The Cooper Park drill hall is a former military installation in Elgin, Scotland.
The Defence Aviation Repair Agency, better known as DARA, was an executive agency of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, responsible for the maintenance and repair of Royal Air Force, Army and the Royal Navy's aircraft.
The Defence Industrial Strategy (DIS) is a United Kingdom government policy which was published as a white paper on 15 December 2005.
The Defence Procurement Agency (DPA), was an Executive Agency of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence responsible for the acquisition of materiel, equipment and services, for the British armed forces.
A Defence Review is the process by which government of the United Kingdom decides upon its overall defence policy and upon the means and resources devoted to achieving its defence objectives.
The 2003 Defence White Paper, titled Delivering Security in a Changing World, set out the future structure of the British military, and was preceded by the 1998 Strategic Defence Review (SDR) and the 2002 SDR New Chapter, which responded to the immediate challenges to security in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks in 2001.
The Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) is the United Kingdom (UK) Ministry of Defence’s (MOD’s) think tank.
Director Special Forces (DSF) is the professional head of the United Kingdom Special Forces (UKSF) directorate which is a senior role within the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
The Dreadnought class is the replacement for the ''Vanguard'' class of ballistic missile submarines which entered service in the United Kingdom in the 1990s with an intended service life of 25 years.
The East and West Riding Regiment was a regiment of the British Territorial Army from 1999 to 2006.
The Ferry Road drill hall, known locally as Seaforth Barracks, is a military installation in Dingwall, Scotland.
The Formation Reconnaissance Regiment is one of two organisations currently provided by cavalry regiments of the British Army.
Front Line First: The Defence Cost Study was a UK programme of defence cuts announced on 14 July 1994 by then Defence Secretary Malcolm Rifkind.
Admiral Sir George Michael Zambellas, (born 4 April 1958) is a retired Royal Navy officer.
The history of the British Army spans over three and a half centuries since its founding in 1660 and involves numerous European wars, colonial wars and world wars.
The official history of the Royal Navy began with the formal establishment of the Royal Navy as the national naval force of the Kingdom of England in 1660, following the Restoration of King Charles II to the throne.
HMS Sheffield was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom.
International Court of Justice advisory opinion on the Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons
Legality of the Threat or Use of Nuclear Weapons is a landmark international law case, where the International Court of Justice gave an advisory opinion stating that there is no source of law, customary or treaty, that explicitly prohibits the possession or even use of nuclear weapons.
The 8th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment, Princess Beatrice's Isle of Wight Rifles, known informally as the "Isle of Wight Rifles" was formed to defend the Isle of Wight after a 19th-century invasion scare.
Admiral Sir John Cunningham Kirkwood "Jock" Slater, (born 27 March 1938) is a retired Royal Navy officer.
Lieutenant General John Cooper, (born 17 February 1955) is a former senior British Army officer.
The Joint Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Regiment was a specialist expeditionary unit of the British armed forces.
The Joint Combat Aircraft (JCA) is the official designation of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence used for the F-35 Lightning II, formerly the Joint Strike Fighter, and the result of the Joint Strike Fighter program.
Joint Strike Wing, previously known as Joint Force Harrier (JFH), was the British military formation which controlled the STOVL BAE Harrier II aircraft of the Royal Air Force and Fleet Air Arm.
The UK's Joint Ground Based Air Defence HQ or Jt GBAD is a joint (non-deployable), force generating formation under the operational command of Air Command, sitting under No.1 Group RAF.
Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) is a tri-service organisation uniting battlefield military helicopters of the British Armed Forces for command and coordination purposes.
The Joint Rapid Reaction Force (JRRF) is a formation of the British Armed Forces; it consists of a pool of specialised units from all three armed services tasked with rapid deployment worldwide at short notice.
Sir Jonathan Stephen Day, CBE (born 23 April 1954) is a retired British Civil Servant lately serving as the Chairman of the Joint Intelligence Committee and Head of the Joint Intelligence Organisation at the Cabinet Office.
Admiral Sir Jonathon Band (born 2 February 1950) was the First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff from 2006 to 2009, the most senior serving officer in the Royal Navy.
The Lanarkshire Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army, first raised in 1819, which served as a dismounted infantry regiment in the First World War and provided two field artillery regiments in the Second World War, before being amalgamated into The Queen's Own Lowland Yeomanry in 1956.
The Lancastrian and Cumbrian Volunteers was a Territorial Army unit of the British Army.
The Land Information Assurance Group (LIAG) is a specialist Army Reserve unit, formed as a result of the Strategic Defence Review (SDR) of 1998: 'On Information Warfare...
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The Lowland Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland is a Military band in the Territorial Army and one of three Military bands in the Royal Regiment of Scotland.
Meteor is an active radar guided beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile (BVRAAM) being developed by MBDA.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.
No 3 (Royal Auxiliary Air Force) Police Squadron formed as a consequence of the assumptions made in the Strategic Defence Review, presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Defence (then the Rt. Hon. George Robertson MP) in July 1998.
In October 1952, the United Kingdom (UK) became the third country to independently develop and test nuclear weapons.
Options for Change was a restructuring of the British Armed Forces in 1990 after the end of the Cold War.
The Parachute Regiment, colloquially known as the Paras, is an elite airborne infantry regiment of the British Army.
Peter G Hore FRHistS (born 1944) naval officer, historian and obituarist, served a full career in the Royal Navy (1962-2000), spent ten years working in the cinema and television industry (2000-2009) and is a successful biographer and obituarist.
The Point-class is a class of six roll-on/roll-off sealift ships originally procured under a Private Finance Initiative to be available for use as naval auxiliaries to the British armed forces.
The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the King's Division.
Project MoDEL (Ministry of Defence Estates London) is a project run for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) by the ministry's Defence Infrastructure Organisation and VSM Estates, a joint venture established between Vinci PLC and St. Modwen Properties to bid for the contract.
Prospect is a monthly British general interest magazine, specialising in politics, economics and current affairs.
The Queen Elizabeth class is a class of two aircraft carriers of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Queen's Lancashire Regiment (30th, 40th, 47th, 59th, 81st and 82nd Regiments of Foot) (QLR) was an infantry regiment of the British Army, part of the King's Division.
The Queen's Own Royal Glasgow Yeomanry was a yeomanry regiment of the British Army that can trace their formation back to 1796.
The former Royal Air Force Station Brüggen, more commonly known as RAF Brüggen, in Germany was a major station of the Royal Air Force until 15 June 2001.
Azerbaijan has been ruled by the former Soviet Union for nearly 70 years.
General Francis Richard Dannatt, Baron Dannatt, (born 23 December 1950) is a retired senior British Army officer and member of the House of Lords.
Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Edward Johns, (born 28 July 1939) is a retired senior Royal Air Force commander.
The Rifle Volunteers was a regiment of the British Territorial Army.
General Sir Roger Neil Wheeler, (born 16 December 1941) is a retired British Army officer who served as Chief of the General Staff from 1997 to 2000.
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
The Royal Irish Rangers (27th (Inniskilling), 83rd and 87th) was a regular infantry regiment of the British Army with a relatively short existence, formed in 1968 and later merged with the Ulster Defence Regiment in 1992 to form the Royal Irish Regiment.
The Royal Naval Reserve (RNR) is the volunteer reserve force of the Royal Navy in the United Kingdom.
The Royal Rifle Volunteers is a former regiment of the British Territorial Army.
The Royal Tournament was the world's largest military tattoo and pageant, held by the British Armed Forces annually between 1880 and 1999.
The Sandown class is a class of fifteen minehunters built primarily for the Royal Navy.
The Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency (SFPA) was an Executive Agency of the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Yeomanry (SCOTS YEO) was a Yeomanry Regiment of the British Territorial Army formed in 1992.
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The Special Reconnaissance Regiment (SRR) is a special reconnaissance unit of the British Army.
The Sponsored Reserves are a category of reserve forces in the British Armed Forces, created by the Reserve Forces Act 1996.
The Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010 was announced by the newly formed Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government of the United Kingdom in May 2010, and published on 19 October 2010.
The structure of the British Army is broadly similar to that of the Royal Navy and Royal Air Force, in that the four-star (general-equivalent) field commands have been eliminated.
This timeline covers the main wars, battles and engagements and related issues for the Scottish, English and British Army, from 1537 to the present.
Air Marshal Timothy Garden, Baron Garden, FRUSI, FCGI (23 April 1944 – 9 August 2007) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force (RAF) who later became a university professor and a Liberal Democrat politician.
Major General Anthony Arthur Milton, (born 19 August 1949) is a retired Royal Marines officer who served as Commandant General Royal Marines from 2002 to 2004.
Trident, also known as the Trident nuclear programme or Trident nuclear deterrent, covers the development, procurement and operation of nuclear weapons in the United Kingdom and their means of delivery.
The Tyne-Tees Regiment was a regiment of the British Territorial Army.
The Type 23 frigate or Duke-class is a class of frigate built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Vanguard class is a class of nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs) in service with the Royal Navy.
The Yorkshire Regiment (14th/15th, 19th and 33rd/76th Foot) (abbreviated YORKS) is an infantry regiment of the British Army, created by the amalgamation of three historic regiments in 2006.
The 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade, formerly the 12th Mechanized Brigade, is a regular brigade of the British Army which has been in almost continuous existence since 1899 and now forms part of 3rd Mechanised Division.
16 Air Assault Brigade (16 Air Asslt Bde) is a formation of the British Army based in Colchester in the county of Essex.
160 Transport Regiment Royal Logistic Corps (Volunteers), was a regiment of the Territorial Army in the United Kingdom.
168 Pioneer Regiment was a unit in the British Territorial Army.
The 2nd Infantry Division was a Regular Army infantry division of the British Army, with a long history.
The 33rd (Lancashire and Cheshire) Signal Regiment was a British Territorial Army regiment of the Royal Corps of Signals.
The 51st Highland Volunteers was a regiment and is now a battalion in the British Army's Army Reserve or reserve force in the Scottish Highlands, forming the 7th Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, also known as 7 SCOTS.
The 52nd Lowland Volunteers (52 LOWLAND) was a regiment and is now a battalion in the British Army's Army Reserve or reserve force in the Scottish Lowlands, forming the 6th Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, also known as 6 SCOTS.