Royal Engineers

The Corps of Royal Engineers, usually just called the Royal Engineers (RE), and commonly known as the Sappers, is a corps of the British Army. It provides military engineering and other technical support to the British Armed Forces and is headed by the Chief Royal Engineer. The Regimental Headquarters and the Royal School of Military Engineering are in Chatham in Kent, England. The corps is divided into several regiments, barracked at various places in the United Kingdom and around the world.

Corps of Royal Engineers
Cap badge of the Corps of Royal Engineers.
Active1716–present
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
Size22 Regiments
Part ofCommander Field Army
Garrison/HQChatham, Kent
Motto(s)Ubique and Quo Fas et Gloria Ducunt ("Everywhere" and "Where Right And Glory Lead"; in Latin fas implies "sacred duty")[1]
MarchWings (Quick march)
Websitewww.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/corps-regiments-and-units/corps-of-royal-engineers/
Commanders
Corps ColonelCol Matt Quare MBE ADC
Chief Royal EngineerLieutenant General Sir Tyrone Urch KBE
Insignia
Tactical recognition flash