List of British Army regiments

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This is a current and updated list of regiments of the British Army, changing as new regiments are formed following the defence review Delivering Security in a Changing World. This list has however changed since the implementation of Army 2020.


Household Cavalry[edit]

Both formed by squadrons from the Life Guards and Blues and Royals

Royal Armoured Corps[edit]

Heavy Cavalry[edit]

Light Cavalry[edit]

The Royal Tank Regiment[edit]

now amalgamated to The Royal Tank Regiment


Note: When a regiment is described as having n + n battalions, the first number is regular army battalions, and the second is Army Reserve battalions.

Foot Guards[edit]

Note: The Grenadier Guards, Coldstream Guards and Scots Guards each have a single incremental company stationed in London on public duties that maintains the history and traditions of each regiment's 2nd Battalion, which are all in suspended animation.

Line Infantry and Rifles[edit]

  1. ^ One battalion of the Parachute Regiment is assigned as part of the SFSG

Special Forces[edit]

Support Arms and Services[edit]