As top-level budget holder, this organisation is responsible for providing forces at operational readiness for employment by the Permanent Joint Headquarters . The Intelligence Corps provides intelligence support including collection, interpretation and counter-intelligence capabilities with three battalions and a joint service group: The Combat Service Support Arms provide sustainment and support for the Combat and Combat Support Arms. The basing plan was released on 5 March 2013. The regular British Army is being scaled back as reservists take on a bigger role and its structure is overhauled. Until the Cromwellian period, England did not have a standing army, relying on the militia (descended from the feudal levy) supplemented by mercenaries where necessary. 1 YORKS was 3 YORKS (also reunumbered). [35][36], Household Cavalry and Royal Armoured Corps, Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Operations in the UK: The Defence Contribution to Resilience (Interim Joint Doctrine Publication 2). All units within the service are either Regular (full-time) or Territorial Army (part-time), or a combination with sub-units of each type. According to a FOI(A) response, the brigade remains under HQ London District, however the battalion has 11th Infantry Brigade's badge. The Ghana Army Ranks for Officers. Structure of the British Army in 2020. Read The Full List Of Sites Shutting", https://www.forces.net/news/your-military-base-closing-read-full-list-sites-shutting, https://www.dropbox.com/s/t2dixk6lq6502ni/20190718-FOI06365_Zacchi_Response_Letter-ArmySec%20%283%29.pdf?dl=0, https://www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/corps-regiments-and-units/infantry/duke-of-lancasters-regiment/, British Army Newsletter | Summer 2020 | Issue 5 | In Front, https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackRats/posts/3168769509857898?__cft__%5B0%5D=AZVjIpRf4sVyWAermDKuD2tZz1QMNV9vCEewE_V9QcN5YX6DNE0fsSmN8uHvBkLvKY0HcSBvkXG3l9koahvRW5fUcY7tHMF01pJAi6AQIG6EwRxmUnq_8Q8klsHTPZEAt_7PgDnDelCuRhdvVR4ShQ3mVvxa4CfeydYPj2H9qpxxTZUFsu7KToSwQJDZbfPb9sxRapYqsKjaOVDGP88EdSz0&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R, FOI(A) Response for Army 2020 Changes since 2017, "Today, 2 MERCIAN officially handed over to 2 YORKS in Cyprus. He also commands the administrative organisation of garrisons in mainland UK through HQ Support Command based in Aldershot and British Forces Germany. This positions 3rd (Mechanised) Division, to be renamed as 3rd (UK) Division as the head of the Reaction Force. 6. 2. The command structure is hierarchical with divisions and brigades controlling groupings of units from an administrative perspective. Personnel from the AGC administrative and educational specialisations serve in attached posts to establishments or units of other arms. The Royal Artillery currently consists of 5 reserve regiments with all but one supporting the 3rd (United Kingdom) Division in a multitude of roles. The English Bill of Rights (1689) gave Parliament the control of the army that it maintains today. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. The brigade would be required to deploy up to three separate battlegroups, the primary tactical formation employed in British doctrine. 3 (UK) Division- Comprising 2 Armoured Infantry & 2 Strike brigades. The battlegroup is a mixed formation around the core of one unit, an armoured regiment or infantry battalion, with sub-units providing artillery, engineers, logistics, aviation, etc., as required. 3. 7 Company, Coldstream Guards (ex 2nd Bn, Coldstream Guards), F Company, Scots Guards (ex 2nd Bn, Scots Guards), Balaklava Company, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders, The Royal Regiment of Scotland (ex 5th Bn, The Royal Regiment of Scotland), 250 Gurkha Signal Squadron under 30 Signal Regiment supporting HQ and SLE, 2nd Regiment, Army Air Corps – Training Regiment, 3 Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment, 63 Training Support Squadron Royal Engineers, 1 Royal School of Military Engineering Regiment, United Kingdom Mine Information and Training Centre, Defence Explosive Munitions and Search School, 28 Training Squadron, Army Training Regiment, 33rd Explosive Ordnance Disposal Engineer Regiment, 3rd Divisional Signal Regiment - Supporting HQ, 30th Signal Regiment (JHQ Support), part of, 299 Special Communications Signal Squadron (Supporting ARRC and Government), under, 628 (NATO) Signal Troop (Supporting 1 NATO Signal Battalion), 660 (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) Signal Troop, Headquarters, Joint Service Signals Organisation, Joint Service Signal Unit, supporting SSU (D) and JSSU (D), Saudi Arabian National Guard Communications Support Unit, Defence School of Communications Information Systems, London District Signals Unit (Supporting London District), Joint Communications Unit, Falklands Island, 1 Military Intelligence Battalion (Supporting 16 Air Assault, and 3 Commando Brigades, and JFHQ), 2 Exploitation Military Intelligence Battalion, 4 Military Intelligence Battalion (Supporting, Weapons Material and Personnel Exploitation Capicity, 10 (The Queen's Own Gurkha) Logistic Regiment, The Allied Rapid Reaction Corps Gurkha Support Battalion, British Army Training Support Unit, Belize, 1st Battalion, REME – 4 Mechanised Brigade, 3rd Battalion, REME – 20 Armoured Brigade, 4th Battalion, REME – 12 Mechanised Brigade, 6th Battalion, REME – 1 Mechanised Brigade, 7 Air Assault (Air Asslt) Battalion, REME – 16 Air Assault Brigade, 3 Medical Regiment – 3rd Infantry Division, 4 Medical Regiment – 101 Logistic Brigade, 5 Medical Regiment – 102 Logistic Brigade, 16 Medical Regiment – 16 Air Assault Brigade, Infantry soldiers undergo a 26-week course at the, 81 Signal Squadron (under regular 10th Signal Regiment), 899 (Royal Buckinghamshire Yeomanry) Signal Troop (under regular 299 (Special Communications) Signal Squadron, 4th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Mercian Regiment (Armoured Infantry), 3rd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Welsh (Armoured Infantry), 2nd (Volunteer) Battalion, The Royal Irish Regiment (Light Infantry), 6th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Rifles (Light Infantry), 7th (Volunteer) Battalion, The Rifles (Armoured Infantry), 65 (Volunteer) Works Group (Specialist infrastructure for the MOD), 508 (Works) Specialist Team (under regular 62 Works Group), 510 (Air Infrastructure) Specialist Team (under regular, 525 (Works) Specialist Team (under regular 63 Works Group), 530 (Material) Specialist Team (under regular 66 (Air Support) Works Group), 534 (Airfields) Specialist Team (under regular, Jersey Militia Field Engineer Squadron (Group engineering support), 299 (Parachute) Field Squadron (Parachute engineers, under regular 23rd (Parachute) Engineer Regiment), Balaklava Company, 5th Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Scotland (, Royal Wessex Yeomanry, Bovington (Army Reserve) (MBT Crew Replacement for any of the three Type 56 Regiments below), 1 Regiment Army Air Corps, Yeovilton (works with Reaction Force, part of the aviation reconnaissance force, commanded by the Joint Helicopter Force, 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment, Bulford, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Tidworth, 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, Warminster, The Queen's Royal Hussars (Queen's Own and Royal Irish), Tidworth, 1st Battalion The Princess of Wales's Royal Regiment, Bulford, 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, Catterick, 3 Close Support Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Aldershot (supports 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade), 4 Close Support Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Abingdon (supports 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 1 Close Support Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Bicester (supports 20th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 10 The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment, Aldershot (supports 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade), 151 Transport Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Croydon(Army Reserve)(paired with 10 The Queen's Own Gurkha Logistic Regiment), 27 Theatre Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Abingdon (supports 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 154 (Scottish) Transport Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Dunfermline(Army Reserve) (paired with 27 Theatre Logistic Regiment), 9 Theatre Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Hullavington (supports 20th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 157 (Welsh) Transport Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Lancaster(Army Reserve) (paired with 29 Theatre Logistic Regiment), 156 Supply Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Liverpool(Army Reserve), 1 Armoured Medical Regiment, Tidworth (supports 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade), 4 Armoured Medical Regiment, Aldershot (supports 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 5 Armoured Medical Regiment, Tidworth (supports 20th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 225 (Scottish) Medical Regiment, Dundee (Army Reserve) (under 102 Logistic Brigade, paired with 101 Armoured Medical Regiment), 253 (North Irish) Medical Regiment, Sunderland (Army Reserve) (under 102 Logistic Brigade, paired with 101 Armoured Medical Regiment), 254 (East of England) Medical Regiment, Cambridge (Army Reserve) (under 10 Logistics Brigade, paired with 101 Armoured Medical Regiment), 6 Armoured Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Tidworth(supports 1st Armoured Infantry Brigade), 101 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Wrexham (Army Reserve) (under 102 Logistics Brigade, but paired the 6 REME in 101 Logistic Brigade), 4 Armoured Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Tidworth (supports 12th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 103 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Crawley (Army Reserve)(paired with 4 REME), 3 Armoured Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Tidworth (supports 20th Armoured Infantry Brigade), 105 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Bristol (Army Reserve) (paired with 3 REME), 5 Force Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Cottesmore, 104 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Northampton (Army Reserve)(under 102 Logistics Brigade, but paired with 5 Force Support REME), 216 (Air Assault) Signal Squadron, Colchester, 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment,Colchester, 3rd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, Colchester, 4th Battalion The Parachute Regiment, Pudsey (Army Reserve), 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery, Colchester, 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault), Woodbridge, 7 Air Assault Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Wattisham, 13 Air Assault Support Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Colchester, 16 Medical Regiment, Colchester (includes 144 Parachute Medical Squadron (Volunteers), Hornsey, Glasgow, Cardiff and Nottingham (Army Reserve), 156 Provost Company Royal Military Police, Colchester, The Queen's Own Yeomanry, Newcastle (Army Reserve) (paired with the Light Dragoons), 2nd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (rotates to British Forces Cyprus), 4th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, York (Army Reserve) (paired with 2 YORKS), 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards, Swanton Morley, The Royal Yeomanry, London/Fulham and Croydon (Army Reserve)(paired with 1st The Queen's Dragoon Guards), 2nd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, Cottesmore, 3rd Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, Bury St Edmunds (Army Reserve)(paired with 2 R ANGLIAN), 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, Brunei/Shorncliffe (rotates with 2RGR to Brunei), 3rd Battalion The Royal Welsh, Cardiff (Army Reserve)(paired with 1 R WELSH), 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards, Aldershot, The London Regiment, Westminster (Army Reserve) (paired with 1st Battalion, The Grenadier Guards), 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, Belfast, 7th Battalion The Rifles, Reading (Army Reserve) (paired with 2nd Rifles), 2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment, Chester, 4th Battalion The Mercian Regiment, Wolverhampton (Army Reserve)(paired with 2nd MERCIA), 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, Weeton (rotates to British Forces Cyprus), 4th Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, Preston (Army Reserve) (paired with 2 LANCS), The Scottish and North Irish Yeomanry, formerly The Royal Mercian and Lancastrian Yeomanry, Edinburgh (Army Reserve) (paired with the Royal Scot Dragoon Guards), 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, Edinburgh, 6th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, Glasgow (Army Reserve)(paired with 2 SCOTS), 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, Fort George, 7th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, Perth (Army Reserve) (paired with 3 SCOTS), 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, Newcastle (Army Reserve)(paired with 3rd Rifles), 6th Battalion The Rifles, Exeter (Army Reserve)(paired with 1 RIFLES), 6 Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Dishforth, 150 Transport Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Hull (Army Reserve) (paired with 6 Logistic Regiment), 7 Logistic Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Cottesmore, 158 Transport Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Peterborough (Army Reserve) (paired with 7 Logistic Regiment), 159 Supply Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps, Coventry/Canley (Army Reserve), 1 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Catterick, 102 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Newton Aycliffe (Army Reserve)(paired with 1 Close Support REME), 2 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Leuchars, 106 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, East Kilbride (Army Reserve)(paired with 2 Close Support REME). 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