4 Regiment Army Air Corps

4 Regiment Army Air Corps is a regiment of the Army Air Corps (AAC).

4 Regiment Army Air Corps
4th Division Aviation
Active24 October 1969 – present.
Country United Kingdom
Branch British Army
SizeRegiment
Part ofArmy Air Corps
Insignia
Squadron Badge heraldryThe Regimental emblem is the Army Air Corps Cap Badge with the Roman numerals IV beneath.

History

  • Detmold | 1964-1970 | 1, 23 & 24 Flights.[1]
  • HQ at Detmold | 1971-1976 | 654 Squadron at Minden | 661 at Herford | 662 at Minden[2]
  • Detmold | 1977-1980 | 654 & 664[3]
  • Detmold | 1981-1983 | 654 & 664[4]
  • Detmold | 1983-1990 | 654, 659 & 669[5]
  • Deployed as part of the Gulf War with Lynx and Gazelle helicopter.[6]
  • Detmold | 1990-1994 | 654, 659 & 669[7]
  • Detmold | 1994-1995[8]
  • UK | 1995-[8]

Structure

The regiment consists of:

References

Citations

  1. Watson 2005, p. 70.
  2. Watson 2005, p. 84.
  3. Watson 2005, p. 91.
  4. Watson 2005, p. 97.
  5. Watson 2005, p. 107.
  6. British Ground Force in the Gulf War, 1990–91 Archived 2011-08-11 at the Wayback Machine orbat.com
  7. Watson 2005, p. 117.
  8. Watson 2005, p. 142.
  9. "656 Squadron Army Air Corps". British Army. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  10. "664 Squadron Army Air Corps". British Army. Retrieved 29 September 2014.

Bibliography

  • Watson, G; Rinaldi, R (2005). The British Army in Germany: An Organizational History 1947-2004. Tiger Lily Publications. ISBN 0-9720296-9-9.
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