Want to be a Special Observer?

The British Army’s long-range reconnaissance experts are looking to boost their ranks with a fresh intake of determined recruits. Personnel serving with 4/73 Special Observation Post Battery, 5th Regiment, Royal Artillery operate unsupported and in small teams deep in the battlespace, where they set up hidden positions to gather information on enemy activities. The next… Read More


What to be a Special Observer?

A Special Observer is a unique and immensely rewarding role. Service is open to all arms and services, both regular and reserve, subject to completion of the Surveillance and Reconnaissance Patrol course. Service as a Special Observer qualifies personnel for additional pay and specialist courses. Personnel serving as a Reservist in the British Army, Royal… Read More