Copyright and Licensing

Copyright and Licensing

The Ministry of Defence is a Crown body. The Army, as part of the Ministry of Defence, the information we produce is Crown copyright and is administered by the Departments Intellectual Property Rights Group (IPRG), under delegated authority from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office (HMSO). For more information on Crown copyright visit HMSOnline at

The material featured on this site is subject to Crown copyright unless otherwise stated. All material may be downloaded to file or printer for the purposes of private research and study. Any other proposed use of the material may be subject to a copyright licence. Licences are issued in accordance with the HM Treasury guidelines for the re-use of government information.

If your requirements do not fall within the definition of private research or study, please click here for guidance on Licensing arrangements and process.

The permission to reproduce Crown protected material does not extend to any material on this site which is identified as being the copyright of a third party. Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the copyright holders concerned.

The Ministry of Defence encourages users to establish hypertext links to the site. You do not require our formal permission to do so.


Hyperlinking to our site. You do not have to ask permission to create a link to pages hosted on this site. We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on our site. However, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The Army pages must load into the user’s entire window.

Hyperlinking by us to external sites

It is the British Army’s general policy not to link to non-MOD official web sites. Where exceptions are made we will first investigate the sites current content but we cannot be held responsible for the current, or future content, or reliability of the linked web sites. Listing should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and the Army accepts no responsibility for the content on any site to which a hypertext link from this site exists. The links are provided “as is” with no warranty, express or implied, for the information provided within them and as such we have no control over the availability or content of the linked pages.

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