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British Army: Land warfare force of the United Kingdom
The British Army is the principal land warfare force of the United Kingdom, a part of the British Armed Forces along with the Royal Navy and the Royal Air Force. As of 2022, the British Army comprises 79,380 regular full-time personnel, 4,090 Gurkhas, and 28,330 volunteer reserve personnel.

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UK orders thousands of new anti-tank weapons in £223m deal

uk orders thousands of new anti-tank weapons in £223m deal
Thousands of new anti-tank weapons will be delivered to the British Army after some of the UK's stockpiles of the weapons were donated to Ukraine.
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British Army veteran died during drone attack in Ukraine, inquest hears

british army veteran died during drone attack in ukraine, inquest hears
A 36-year-old British Army veteran was killed while on active service with the Ukrainian army after sustaining fatal injuries, an inquest has concluded.
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Russians turning up on frontline 'without weapons' - but 'biggest threat' is what Putin could do to nuclear power stations

russians turning up on frontline 'without weapons' - but 'biggest threat' is what putin could do to nuclear power stations
A former head of the British Army's chemical weapons unit has told Sky News we cannot assume Vladimir Putin will not launch some kind of nuclear attack - and that it could come in several different..
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'Get me out from this hell': Father who served with British Army has spent a year hiding from Taliban

'get me out from this hell': father who served with british army has spent a year hiding from taliban
For two decades, the side road to the Abbey Gate entrance to Kabul's international airport was restricted.
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Former head of British Army calls for aid to Afghanistan despite human rights abuses

former head of british army calls for aid to afghanistan despite human rights abuses
A former head of the British Army has called for international aid to be returned to Afghanistan despite the Taliban's human rights abuses.
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Beaten, tortured and in hiding: British Army Afghan interpreter's year on the run from the Taliban

beaten, tortured and in hiding: british army afghan interpreter's year on the run from the taliban
"Look at this man... he worked for British forces," shouted one Taliban fighter, as a group of them began to beat Ahmad in front of his screaming wife and children.
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'It's time to save my life': Left-behind Afghan translators sue UK government

'it's time to save my life': left-behind afghan translators sue uk government
At least six translators who worked for the British Army in Afghanistan and were left behind during the chaotic evacuation last summer have taken legal action against the UK government, Sky News has..
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'Polar Preet' hopes to be first woman to cross coldest continent solo

'polar preet' hopes to be first woman to cross coldest continent solo
A British Army medical officer hopes to become the first woman to complete a solo and unsupported inland crossing of Antarctica.
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High Commission of India staff, British Army personnel perform yoga at London's Wellington Barracks


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Painting commissioned by army showing drones monitoring migrant boats in Channel sparks criticism

painting commissioned by army showing drones monitoring migrant boats in channel sparks criticism
A painting commissioned by the British Army showing two of its drones monitoring migrant boats in the English Channel has been criticised online.
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British Army confirms 'a number' of soldiers have gone AWOL and may have travelled to Ukraine

A number of British soldiers have gone AWOL and may have travelled to Ukraine, the Army has confirmed.
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'Someone has to stand up and I always stand up': British Army veteran heads for Kyiv

'someone has to stand up and i always stand up': british army veteran heads for kyiv
There are a lot of different voices and accents at Lviv train station: Travellers, volunteers, soldiers, police.
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China has made huge build-up in Tibet region, Army needs broader roads: Centre to SC


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Female troops say army has 'learnt a lot' from having women deployed to Kabul evacuation

female troops say army has 'learnt a lot' from having women deployed to kabul evacuation
The British Army is encouraging more women to apply for all roles and says the recent Kabul evacuation shows the value of diversity during sensitive operations. 
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British Army surgeon used new dad skills to comfort baby passed over barbed wire in Kabul

british army surgeon used new dad skills to comfort baby passed over barbed wire in kabul
A British Army surgeon has told of using his skills as a new father to settle a baby passed over barbed wire at Kabul airport, as an "unexpectedly high number" of children are being handed over to..
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Indian Army chief Gen Naravane discusses joint military cooperation with British Army's top brass


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Defence review to reveal new special ops force - but cuts to personnel too

defence review to reveal new special ops force - but cuts to personnel too
A new special operations force is to be created to help modernise the British Army and tackle global threats before they escalate.
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Two Army personnel arrested on suspicion of firearm offences

two army personnel arrested on suspicion of firearm offences
Two men, currently serving with the British Army, have been arrested by the Flying Squad on suspicion of firearms offences.
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