You asked: Who is the boss of the British Army?

Can the Queen control the army?

Queen Elizabeth II is both Head of State and Head of the Armed Services. When soldiers join the British Army they swear an Oath of Allegiance not to the government of the day, but to the Queen and her successors. However, ultimate authority on the Army’s deployment and use rests with Parliament and ‘the people’.

Does Queen Elizabeth control the military?

As Sovereign, The Queen is Head of the Armed Forces, and is also the wife, mother and grandmother of individuals having served in the Forces. … Since then, The Queen has maintained a close relationship with the Armed Forces through regular visits to service establishments and ships.

Why the British Army is not royal?

THE REASON for the British Army not having the prefix ‘Royal’ is because only certain regiments and corps are called ‘Royal’. The prefix Royal before the title of a unit is considered an award in much the same way as a battle honour.

Why is the British Army so small?

Britain has generally maintained only a small regular army during peacetime, expanding this as required in time of war, due to Britain’s traditional role as a sea power. … Historically, it contributed to the expansion and retention of the British Empire.

Who is the general of army?

The general is responsible for directing and chairing the army staff of the armed forces serving as the staff’s chief executive.

Chief of the Army Staff (India)

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Chief of the Army Staff
Flag of the Chief of the Army Staff
Incumbent General Manoj Mukund Naravane, PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM, ADC since 31 December 2019
Indian Army
Abbreviation COAS