Staff and Trustees

Royal Armouries is governed by a Board of Trustees, and managed by an Executive Board under the leadership of the Director General and Master of the Armouries.

Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

During the First World War, Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100 kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second reaching a height of about 40 km. This is higher, and about 6 times faster, than a transatlantic jet