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British Army
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 Theaters  Eastern Europe:
Fool's Road, Gorodok, Mestia, Narva, Yehorivka
Middle East:
Al Basrah, Fallujah, Mutaha
Southern Asia:
Chora, Kokan, Lashkar Valley
 Uniform  Multi-Terrain Pattern
The British Army was founded in 1660 and was critical in expanding the British Empire into the largest empire in the world by the late 19th Century. The modern British Army has a long tradition of being a professional fighting force focusing on expeditionary warfare.
~ In-game description

The British Army is a playable faction in Squad. This faction is the third conventional army featured in the game. It was added in the Alpha 11.0 update.[1]

History

The British Army (or "British Armed Forces") was founded in 1660 after the monarchies of Great Britain and Ireland were restored. Throughout the centuries, the British Army helped expand the British Empire into the largest empire in the world and had participated in many notable wars such as the Napoleonic Wars and the World Wars. Today, the British Army uses modern equipment created in the British homeland as well as foreign equipment, mainly created by the United Kingdom's notable ally, the United States. The British Army focuses on expeditionary warfare but also operates as a Coalition power and United Nations peacekeeper.

Flag

The flag of the British Army shown in Squad is the Union Flag; consisting of a red cross (representing St. George and England) in the center which cuts up a blue and white saltire (representing St. Andrew and Scotland) into quarters with a cut-up red saltire (which represents St. Patrick and Ireland) within the white lines of the blue and white saltire. Wales has no representation on the flag.

Kits and equipment

Role Type Role Primary Weapon Secondary Weapon Explosives Smoke Grenades Medical Supplies Addtl. Equipment

Command and Support

Squad Leader
  • L85A2 Tracer + Foregrip Bipod, 7 mags
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 2 grenades
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
  • L152A1 Orange Smoke, 1 grenade
  • L152A1 Yellow Smoke, 1 grenade
  • L85A2 Tracer + SUSAT + Foregrip Bipod, 7 mags
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 1 grenade
  • L85A2 Tracer + LDS + Foregrip Bipod, 7 mags
Lead Crewman
  • L22A2 Tracer + SUSAT + Foregrip, 2 mags
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Lead Pilot
  • L22A2 Tracer + SUSAT + Foregrip, 2 mags
Medic
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 1 grenade
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
  • L152A1 Orange Smoke, 2 grenades
Crewman
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Pilot

Direct Combat

Rifleman
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 2 grenades
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 1 grenade
Automatic Rifleman
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 1 grenade
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Marksman
  • L86A2 LSW + SUSAT, 7 mags
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 1 grenade
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades

Fire Support

Automatic Rifleman
  • L110A2 Minimi + SUSAT, 6 ammo boxes
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Grenadier
  • L123A2 High Explosive Dual Purpose, 10 rounds
  • L123A2 Smoke Marker White, 2 rounds
  • L123A2 Smoke Marker Blue, 2 rounds
  • L123A2 Smoke Marker Red, 2 rounds
Light Anti-Tank
  • M72A7 LAW High Explosive Anti-Tank, 1 rocket
  • L109A1 Fragmentation, 2 grenades
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Marksman
  • L129A1 Sharpshooter Rifle, 8 mags
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades

Specialist

Machine Gunner
  • L7A2 GPMG, 7 ammo pouches
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Heavy Anti-Tank
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades
Combat Engineer
  • L132A1 White Smoke, 2 grenades

Miscellaneous

Recruit
Unarmed

In-game equipment

The British Army uses modern western weaponry. In addition, the British Army fields many optical sights for most of their small arms. To identify a British soldier, make you sure you spot their MTP (Multi-Terrain Pattern) uniforms. Their armored vehicles are also predominantly tracked. Their vehicle arsenal also possesses the most armored APC and IFV, the FV432 and FV510 respectively.

Weapons

Small arms

Grenades and launchers

Emplacements

Vehicles

Transport

Logistics

Light Attack and Recon

Armored personnel carriers

Infantry fighting vehicles

Main battle tanks

Air Support

*Unreleased

Divisions

Air Assault

Armored

2 BPR Division Image.png

2 PARA

UK 2nd Battalion Parachute Regiment

QRH Division Image.png

QRH

UK Queen's Royal Hussars

Vehicles

Jeep vehicle icon.png2x LPPV

Truck logistics vehicle icon.png1x MAN HX Truck Logistics

Transporthelo vehicle icon.png6x SA330

Delayed Spawn

Truck transport vehicle icon.png1x MAN HX Truck Transport [6 mins]

Vehicles

Trackedapc vehicle icon.png2x FV107

Tank vehicle icon.png6x FV4034

Trackedifv vehicle icon.png1x FV520 CTAS40 (Up-Armoured)

Truck logistics vehicle icon.png3x MAN HX Truck Logistics

Delayed Spawn

Truck transport vehicle icon.png1x MAN HX Truck Transport [10 mins]

Combined Arms

Light Infantry

3UKDIV Division Image.png

3 DIV

UK 3rd Division

GREN GDS Division Image.png

GREN GDS

UK 1st Battalion, Grenadier Guards

Vehicles

Trackedapc vehicle icon.png1x FV107

Tank vehicle icon.png2x FV4034

Trackedapc vehicle icon.png2x FV432

Trackedifv vehicle icon.png1x FV520 CTAS40 (Up-Armoured)

Jeep vehicle icon.png2x LPPV

Truck logistics vehicle icon.png3x MAN HX Truck Logistics

Transporthelo vehicle icon.png2x SA330

Delayed Spawn

Truck transport vehicle icon.png1x MAN HX Truck Transport [10 mins]

Vehicles

Jeep vehicle icon.png1x LPPV

Truck logistics vehicle icon.png3x MAN HX Truck Logistics

Truck transport vehicle icon.png3x MAN HX Truck Transport

Mechanized

Motorized

1 YORKS Division Image.png

1 YORKS

UK 1st Battalion Yorkshire Regiment

3 RIFLES Division Image.png

3 RIFLES

UK 3 Battalion The Rifles

Vehicles

Tank vehicle icon.png2x FV4034

Trackedifv vehicle icon.png6x FV520 CTAS40 (Up-Armoured)

Truck logistics vehicle icon.png3x MAN HX Truck Logistics

Delayed Spawn

Truck transport vehicle icon.png1x MAN HX Truck Transport [10 mins]

Vehicles

Trackedapc vehicle icon.png2x FV107

Trackedapc vehicle icon.png1x FV432

Jeep vehicle icon.png2x LPPV

Jeep turret vehicle icon.png2x LPPV RWS

Truck logistics vehicle icon.png3x MAN HX Truck Logistics

Delayed Spawn

Truck transport vehicle icon.png1x MAN HX Truck Transport [10 mins]


Gallery

September 2016

January 2017

January 2018

See also

References


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