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