The British Army is the land branch of the British Armed Forces, and has been a standing army since 1660, made up of cavalry and infantry regiments and corps of specialized troops such as artillery, engineers and medical personnel. It consists of the Regular Army (full time serving personnel) and the Territorial Army (reservists). Members of the British Army were involved in "Shoot to Kill" operations in Ulster, disposing of known terrorists.
|Joint Helicopter Command||1,400||10,800|
|Commander Regional Forces||1,400||11,100|
- The British Army Armed Forces Accessed July 13 2007