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{{Infobox military unit
 
|unit_name=8 Engineer Brigade
 
|unit_name=8 Engineer Brigade
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|image=[[File:8 Engineer Brigade logo.jpg|150px|thumb]]
 
|caption= Brigade badge
 
|caption= Brigade badge
|dates= 2005 – present
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|dates= 2005—Present
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*[[Corps of Royal Engineers]]
 
|type= *[[Combat engineer|Combat engineering]]
 
|type= *[[Combat engineer|Combat engineering]]
 
*[[Bomb disposal|Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search]]
 
*[[Bomb disposal|Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search]]
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*[[Dogs in warfare|Military working dogs]]
 
*[[Dogs in warfare|Military working dogs]]
 
*[[CBRN defense|Counter-CBRN]]
 
*[[CBRN defense|Counter-CBRN]]
|role= [[Combat support]]
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|command_structure=[[1st (United Kingdom) Division]]<ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.army.mod.uk/who-we-are/formations-divisions-brigades/1st-united-kingdom-division/ |title=1st UK Division |author=<!--Not stated--> |date=1 August 2019 |website=army.mod.uk |publisher=British Army |access-date=1 August 2019 |quote=}}</ref>
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|command_structure=[[1st (United Kingdom) Division]]
 
|garrison=[[Gibraltar Barracks, Minley|Gibraltar Barracks]], [[Minley]]
 
|garrison=[[Gibraltar Barracks, Minley|Gibraltar Barracks]], [[Minley]]
 
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|name = 8th Force Engineer Brigade<br>8th Engineer Brigade}}
 
'''8 Engineer Brigade''' is a formation of the [[British Army]] under [[1st (United Kingdom) Division]] that has control over most [[Royal Engineers]] units.
 
'''8 Engineer Brigade''' is a formation of the [[British Army]] under [[1st (United Kingdom) Division]] that has control over most [[Royal Engineers]] units.
   
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*** [[71 Engineer Regiment (United Kingdom)|71 Engineer Regiment]] in [[Leuchars]] (Army Reserve - paired with 39 Engineer Regiment)
 
*** [[71 Engineer Regiment (United Kingdom)|71 Engineer Regiment]] in [[Leuchars]] (Army Reserve - paired with 39 Engineer Regiment)
 
**[[170 Engineer Group (United Kingdom)|170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group]] in [[Chilwell]]
 
**[[170 Engineer Group (United Kingdom)|170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group]] in [[Chilwell]]
*** 20 Works Group Royal Engineers (Air Support) in Wittering<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.army.mod.uk/royalengineers/units/35495.aspx|title=The British Army - 20 Works Group RE (Air Support)|last=cgsmediacomma-amc-dig-shared@mod.uk|first=The British Army|website=www.army.mod.uk|language=en|access-date=2017-09-25}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.army.mod.uk/umbraco/Surface/Download/Get/6848 |title=Royal Engineers Work Groups location 2018 |author=<!--Not stated--> |date=1 January 2018 |website=army.mod.uk |publisher=British Army |access-date=15 August 2019 |quote=}}</ref>
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*** [[20 Works Group (Air Support) (United Kingdom)|20 Works Group Royal Engineers (Air Support)]] in [[RAF Wittering]]<ref>{{Cite web|url=http://www.army.mod.uk/royalengineers/units/35495.aspx|title=The British Army - 20 Works Group RE (Air Support)|last=cgsmediacomma-amc-dig-shared@mod.uk|first=The British Army|website=www.army.mod.uk|language=en|access-date=2017-09-25}}</ref><ref>{{cite web |url=https://www.army.mod.uk/umbraco/Surface/Download/Get/6848 |title=Royal Engineers Work Groups location 2018 |author=<!--Not stated--> |date=1 January 2018 |website=army.mod.uk |publisher=British Army |access-date=15 August 2019 |quote=}}</ref>
 
*** 62 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell
 
*** 62 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell
 
*** 63 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell
 
*** 63 Works Group Royal Engineers in Chilwell

Revision as of 02:22, October 9, 2019

8 Engineer Brigade
[[File:
8 Engineer Brigade logo
|240x240px|frameless}}|Brigade badge|alt=]]
Brigade badge
Active 2005—Present
Country Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Branch

Flag of the British Army.svg British Army

Type
  • Combat engineering
  • Explosive Ordnance Disposal and Search
  • Ammunition technical support
  • Military working dogs
  • Counter-CBRN
  • Role Military Engineering
    Size Brigade
    Part of 1st (United Kingdom) Division
    Headquarters Gibraltar Barracks, Minley
    Nickname(s) 8 Engr Brg
    Equipment List of Royal Engineers vehicles
    Website 8 Engineer Brigade
    Commanders
    Current
    commander
    Brigadier Eldon Millar

    8 Engineer Brigade is a formation of the British Army under 1st (United Kingdom) Division that has control over most Royal Engineers units.

    History

    The brigade was formed at Upavon in 2005 and, under the Army 2020 reorganisation, moved to Gibraltar Barracks at Minley in 2014.[1][2] 25th Close Support Engineer Group subsequently moved from 8th Engineer Brigade to 3rd UK Division.[3]

    Structure

    The brigade consists of the following units:[4][5]

    References

    1. "Aldershot receives £100m as part of Germany troop withdrawal". BBC. 6 March 2013. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-hampshire-21675514. Retrieved 20 December 2014. 
    2. "Army 2010 Report". http://www.army.mod.uk/documents/general/Army2020_Report_v2.pdf. Retrieved 20 December 2014. 
    3. "Minutes of the 124th Meeting of the Management Committee of the Royal Engineers Association, held in 063 Meeting Room 13, Ministry of Defence, Main Building, London on Thursday 28 January 2016". Royal Engineers Association. 16 February 2016. https://www.reahq.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/160216-nj-Man-Meet-Minutes-Jan-complete-with-Annexes.pdf. Retrieved 17 November 2018. 
    4. Regular Army basing matrix by formation and unit Archived 14 August 2016 at the Wayback Machine.
    5. Army 2020 Update Archived 10 June 2014 at the Wayback Machine.
    6. 6.0 6.1 "Minutes of the 124th Meeting of the Management Committee". Royal Engineers Association. http://www.reahq.org.uk/uploads/files/docs/Management%20Committee%20Minutes/160216%20nj%20Man%20Meet%20Minutes%20Jan%20complete%20with%20Annexes.pdf. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
    7. "Force Troops Command Handbook". https://www.army.mod.uk/umbraco/Surface/Download/Get/10550. Retrieved 31 March 2019. 
    8. cgsmediacomma-amc-dig-shared@mod.uk, The British Army. "The British Army - 20 Works Group RE (Air Support)" (in en). http://www.army.mod.uk/royalengineers/units/35495.aspx. 
    9. "Royal Engineers Work Groups location 2018". British Army. 1 January 2018. https://www.army.mod.uk/umbraco/Surface/Download/Get/6848. 
    10. "Strategic Defence and Security Review - Army:Written statement - HCWS367 - UK Parliament". Parliament.uk. 2014-12-04. http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-statement/Commons/2016-12-15/HCWS367/. Retrieved 2016-12-16. 
    11. UK Ministry of Defence (31 January 2017). "Further supplementary evidence submitted by the Ministry of Defence". parliament.uk. http://data.parliament.uk/writtenevidence/committeeevidence.svc/evidencedocument/defence-committee/sdsr-2015-and-the-army/written/45999.html. Retrieved 17 November 2018. 

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