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Abbreviations


 

Armed Forces - a5a05 - British Army - The Infantry - Light Role Infantry Battalion

THE INFANTRY

LIGHT PROTECTED MOBILITY BATTALION
(Provisional Outline Army 2020)

Totals:
12 x Javelin ATGW
6 x 81mm Mortars
50 x Foxhound
581 x All Ranks
 


Many battalions now have sniper sections equipped with the Long Range Rifle that has an effective range of up to 1,100 m plus.

Current plans appear to include considerable Army Reserve reinforcements during training and if necessary for operations when battalions operating in this role are deployed.

Affiliated battalions are shown in the next table.
 
Light Protected Mobility Battalion Army Reserve Affiliations
Unit Role Location Affiliated Reserve Unit
2nd Bn the Yorkshire Regiment Light Protected Mobility Catterick 4th Bn The Yorkshire Regiment (R) (York)
2nd Bn the Royal Anglian Regiment Light Protected Mobility Cottesmore 3rd Bn the Royal Anglian Regiment (R) (Bury St Edmunds)
1st Bn the Royal Irish Regiment Light Protected Mobility Tern Hill 2nd Bn the Royal Irish Regiment (R) (Lisburn)
1st Bn The Welsh Guards Light Protected Mobility Pirbright 3rd Bn The Royal Welsh (R) (Cardiff)
3rd Bn The Rifles Light Protected Mobility Edinburgh  5th Bn The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers (R) (Newcastle)
3rd Bn The Royal Regiment of Scotland Light Protected Mobility Fort George 7th Bn The Royal Regiment of Scotland (R) (Perth)