List of British Army regiments

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This is a current list of regiments of the British Army (including the Army Reserve). This list will be updated through the ongoing implementation of Army 2020.

Household Cavalry and Royal Armoured Corps[edit]

Household Cavalry[edit]

Note - for operational purposes the two Household Cavalry regiments form a pair of joint units; the Household Cavalry Regiment and the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment

Line Cavalry[edit]

Royal Tank Regiment[edit]

Yeomanry[edit]

Infantry[edit]

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]

Line Infantry and Rifles[edit]

Other Combat Arms[edit]

Combat Support[edit]

Combat Service Support[edit]

Home Service Regiments[edit]

Two regiments that are used primarily for the home defence of British Overseas Territories are included on the list of British Army regiments. Both are primarily infantry regiments.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 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
  2. ^ According to HM Regulations for the Household Division, the HQ company and four rifle companies of the London Regiment are neither Foot Guards nor household troops; they are attached to the Division, rather than a constituent part of it.
  3. ^ The Royal Regiment of Scotland also has an incremental company assigned to public duties in Edinburgh
  4. ^ One battalion of the Parachute Regiment is assigned as part of the SFSG
  5. ^ The Royal Gibraltar Regiment is an integrated unit, featuring both regular and reserve soldiers.
  6. ^ The Royal Bermuda Regiment's manpower is drawn from conscription.