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8th Engineer Brigade (United Kingdom)

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Active  2005 -
Branch  British Army
Part of  Force Troops Command
Allegiance  United Kingdom
Role  Engineer Services
8th Engineer Brigade (United Kingdom)
Garrison/HQ  Gibraltar Barracks, Minley

8th Force Engineer Brigade is a unit of the British Army formed under Force Troops Command that has control over Royal Engineers units.

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History

The brigade was formed at Upavon in 2005 and, under the Army 2020 reorganisation, moved to Gibraltar Barracks at Minley in 2014.

Structure

The brigade consists of the following units:

  • 8th Engineer Brigade in Minley
  • 25 (Close Support) Engineer Group in Minley
  • 22 Engineer Regiment in Perham Down
  • 26 Engineer Regiment in Perham Down
  • 35 Engineer Regiment in Perham Down (A written statement in December 2016 stated that it will be rationalised, with all manpower in this unit being redeployed to other areas of the British Army.)
  • 12 (Force Support) Engineer Group in Wittering
  • 21 Engineer Regiment in Catterick
  • 32 Engineer Regiment in Catterick
  • 36 Engineer Regiment in Maidstone
  • 75 Engineer Regiment in Warrington (Army Reserve - paired with 36 Engineer Regiment)
  • 39 Engineer Regiment in Kinloss
  • 71 Engineer Regiment in Leuchars (Army Reserve - paired with 39 Engineer Regiment)
  • 20 Works Group Royal Engineers (Air Support) in Wittering
  • 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group in Chilwell
  • 62 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell
  • 63 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell
  • 64 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell (A written statement in December 2016 stated that it will be rationalised, with all manpower in this unit being redeployed to other areas of the British Army)
  • 65 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell (Army Reserve)
  • 66 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell
  • Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers in Monmouth (Army Reserve)
  • 29 Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search Group in Aldershot
  • 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment Royal Logistic Corps in Didcot
  • 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD) in Wimbish
  • 101 (City of London) Engineer Regiment (EOD) in Wimbish
  • 1 Military Working Dogs Regiment (Royal Army Veterinary Corps) in North Luffenham
  • References

    8th Engineer Brigade (United Kingdom) Wikipedia


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