Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army. The Royal Regiment of Artillery comprises thirteen Regular Army regiments, King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery and five Army Reserve regiments.[2]

The Royal Arsenal and the Royal Military Academy, ca 1770

Royal Regiment of Artillery
Badge of the Royal Regiment of Artillery
Active1716–present
Allegiance United Kingdom
Branch British Army
RoleArtillery
Size13 Regular regiments
5 Reserve regiments
Garrison/HQLarkhill Garrison
Motto(s)Ubique Quo Fas Et Gloria Ducunt[lower-alpha 1]
ColoursThe guns are regarded as the regimental colours
MarchBritish Grenadiers / Voice Of The Guns (Quick); The Royal Artillery Slow March colloquially known as The Duchess of Kent (Slow); The Keel Row (Trot); "Bonnie Dundee" (Canter)
Commanders
Captain GeneralHM The Queen Elizabeth II
Master Gunner, St James's ParkLieutenant General Sir Andrew Gregory KBE CB
Insignia
Tactical recognition flash