Infantry

Infantry

The Infantry is recruiting now and always.

If you want to be where the action is, leading the way for the British Army, protecting the nation, the Infantry is for you. The Infantry is the only part the Army that can operate throughout the full range of operations – from peacekeeping and disaster relief to high intensity warfighting.

This role is at the core of the Army; from peacekeeping to combat operations, anywhere in the world - our Infanteers lead the way.

Infantry soldiers are trained to be ready for any challenge. Our Infanteers operate alongside allies in a range of climates, from desert to jungle - they thrive off adventure.

Ready to protect the nation, prevent conflict, fight the nation's enemies and deal with disaster at home or overseas.

BE IN THE THICK OF IT

Joining the Infantry is not just a career move; it develops your potential through excellent training. Infanteers start their careers with training at Catterick.

This video gives you a taste of what you can expect when you join the Infantry. You’ll gain physical and mental strength, confidence, a sense of camaraderie and make mates for life.

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Armoured Infantry

Tracked armoured vehicles provide a winning advantage in every conflict. Operate over almost any terrain. Warrior vehicle gives protection & firepower to get Infanteers to the fight.

Mechanised Infantry

Use a fast, wheeled armoured vehicle to strike with speed. Cover large distances quickly working as part of a vehicle crew. Always ready to dismount and operate on foot.

Light Role Infantry

Trained to fight on foot. Equipped with weapons, communications and surveillance kit. Some of the Army’s most adaptable soldiers - ready to go at a moment's notice.

Infantry Roles

Infantry Soldier
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Infantry Soldier

Operations, peace-keeping missions, the front line - as an Infantry Soldier, you'll be among the most active soldiers in the Army, with an incredibly varied, exciting role.

Paratrooper
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Paratrooper

Could you jump out of a plane, land in hostile territory and complete your mission? Have you got what it takes to stand out from the rest as a Paratrooper in the Infantry?

The Guards
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The Guards

Parades, peace-keeping missions, the front line as a Guardsman in the Infantry, you'll be among the most active soldiers in the Army, with an incredibly varied, exciting role.

Infantry Officer
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Infantry Officer

Infantry Officers are dynamic, charismatic, and enthusiastic leaders who have the privilege to command the soldiers that make up the Army's most critical capability, often in the toughest and most demanding settings.