In-Depth Briefing #68: Ranger Regiment

On Wednesday 1st December 2021 at Normandy Barracks Aldershot, 4th Battalion, The Rifles came together with elements of 3rd Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles, for a formation ceremony to become 4 Rangers.

“The progress made by The Ranger Regiment in its first two years of existence has been staggering. Significant investment by Government and the British Army has resulted in the formation of a British Special Operations Force capability which is increasingly trained, equipped and commanded to meaningfully engage in the grey space of systemic competition alongside international partners and allies.” – Captain Ben Tomlinson assesses a maturing regiment’s ambitions on the eve of its second birthday. 

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