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This Post is Sponsored by Yorkshire Tea - The best tea the United Kingdom can offer Introduction Greating Ladies and Gents. Today I will be giving you in depth information regarding the Infantry of the British Armed Forces. So hold your mugs filled with the delicous tea up high and hold on to your butt cheeks. Its going to be a fun ride. So... Lets get started UNITED KINGDOM The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain, is a sovereign country in western Europe. Lying off the north-western coast of the European mainland, the United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland and many smaller islands. Northern Ireland is the only part of the United Kingdom that shares a land border with another sovereign state—the Republic of Ireland. Apart from this land border, the United Kingdom is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, with the North Sea to its east, the English Channel to its south and the Celtic Sea to its south-south-west, giving it the 12th-longest coastline in the world. The Irish Sea lies between Great Britain and Ireland. With an area of 242,500 square kilometres (93,600 sq mi), the United Kingdom is the 78th-largest sovereign state in the world and the 11th-largest in Europe. It is also the 21st-most populous country, with an estimated 65.1 million inhabitants. Together, this makes it the fourth-most densely populated country in the European Union Cheers Wikipedia! THE BRITISH ARMED FORCES The British Armed Forces or Her Majesty's Armed Forces are the military services which are tasked with defence of the United Kingdom, its overseas territories, and the Crown Dependencies. They also promote Britain's wider interests, support international peacekeeping efforts, and provide humanitarian aid. The British Armed Forces consist of 3 Main Branches: The British Army - Meeeeee Naval Service (The Royal Navy and The Royal Marines) - Shoutout to Blazer! The Royal Airforce The Headquarters of The British Armed forces is The Ministry of Defence, In London. The Commander-in-Chief is Queen Elizabeth II (Our Queen As of 2017 - Expiry Date, Unknown) This means that the Queen is the only person in the United Kingdom to formally declare war against other nations The British Army: Founded in 1660 (Damn thats older than my Grandmothers Farts ) The Roles of the British Army is to Engage in Land Warfare (Duhhh!) Currently There are: 83,560 Active Regular Personel - As of 2017 29,940 Reserve Personel - As of 2017 (I'm one of them ) The British Army Rank Structure: Infantry Ranks: Dont Salute these ranks they work for a living Private - Nothing on Rank Slide Lance Corporal - A Chevron on Rank Slide - Currently Me! Corporal - Two Chevrons on Rank Slide Sergeant - Three Chevrons on Rank Slide - Dont Call them "Sarge" or they will come up with the famous quote "There are Two Types of Sergeants in the Army, Massage, and Sahsarge, If you Massage your Sahsarge, You are calling me a Wanker!" Colour/Staff Sergeant - A Crown and 3 Chevrons on Rank Slide Warrant Officer Class 2 / Company Sergeant Major - A Big ass Crown on Rank Slide - Address them as "Sir" Warrant Officer Class 1 / Regimental Sergeant Major - Some Unicorns and Shit strapped on to the crown - Address them as "Sir" Officer Ranks: Salute these Ranks, Or else they will slap the shit out of you. Address them as "Sir" Second Lieutenant - 1 Pip on Rank slide - Pronounced "Leftenant" not "Leutenant", Bloodly Yanks First Lieutenant - 2 Pips on Rank Slide Captain - 3 Pips on Rank Slide Lieutenant Colonel - A Pip and A Crown - Pronounced "Kur-Nell" Colonel - Two Pips and A Crown Brigadier - Three Pips and a Crown - Address them as "Brigadier" As they will have a hissy fit on you if you don't These are the Ranks that I have seen so far... There are more Officer ranks here but I aint seem them so far as they seem to always be hiding in thier "Man Caves" - The Headquarters Now Lets get to the Infantry Themselves.... The British Infantry: All Infantry Personel will always be Tested and Trained on the L85A2, Making it the Default Rife the Infantry can use The L85A2: The SA80 or L85A2 is an Assault Rife that has been in service since 1985 (With Upgrades of couse) Cartridge: 5.56x45mm NATO standard issue round Weight: 4.98 kg (11.0 lb) (L85A2 with SUSAT sight and loaded 30-round magazine) Gas Operated, Rotating Bolt Rate of Fire: 610-775 RPM Muzzle Velocity: 940 m/s (3,084 ft/s) (L85A2 & L98A2) 970 m/s (3,182.4 ft/s) (L86A2 LSW) Effective Range: 600 m effective range used by one soldier. Effective at 800 m as a section using the LDS (lightweight day sight) Maximum Firing Range: 1000 m (L86A2) Feed System: 30-round detachable STANAG magazine 30-round detachable polymer Magpul EMAG Sights: Telescopic SUSAT, ACOG and ELCAN LDS scopes, aperture iron sights Type of Assault Rifle: BULLPUP! FUCK YEAH! Description: H&K (A German Company Based in Germany) Has improved the Design and Functions of The Original SA80/L85A1 To make a sack full of shit become a Sparckling Paradise to shoot.. The Accuracy is Great (I've compared it to the M4). Hopefully some people accept the fact that the SA80 Is no longer a Shit Weapon. It got improved by H&K by a fuck ton... Thanks for Taking your Time to read this all and I hope you enjoyed.. Damn all of this writing really hurt my fingers RIP There Will be more parts to this Continuing this on Later on. See ya laters! - Sausag3
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