List of RAF Regiment squadrons

This is a List of RAF Regiment squadrons. The Royal Air Force Regiment is the ground fighting force of the Royal Air Force and is charged mainly with protecting military airfields, among other duties.

First formed in 1942 to protect the airfields against enemy attack, the Regiment's motto is Per Ardua - Through Adversity. They are also known as Rock Apes.

Current squadrons

Field Squadrons

CBRN (Biological Warfare Detection) Squadrons

RAuxAF Regiment Squadrons

Data from:[1]

Disbanded Units

Armoured Car Companies

Armoured Car Squadrons

Defence Squadrons

  • No. 757 (Ground Defence) Squadron RAF
  • No. 778 (Ground Defence) Squadron RAF

RAF Regiment Squadrons

001-200

SquadronYears activeHome basesNotes
3 Squadron RAF RegimentRAF Aldergrove; RAF Witteringdisbanded 14 April 2015
16 Squadron RAF Regiment1948 – 2007RAF Catterick, Nr. Ireland 1969, RAF Aldergrove, Enniskillen, HMS Sea Eagle-Londonderry
17 Squadron RAF Regiment
18 Squadron RAF Regiment
19 Squadron RAF RegimentRAF Brize Norton
20 Squadron RAF RegimentRAF Honington
21 Squadron RAF Regiment
22 Squadron RAF Regimentdisbanded 1957
23 Squadron RAF Regiment
24 Squadron RAF Regiment
25 Squadron RAF Regiment
28 Squadron RAF Regiment
27 Squadron RAF Regiment|3 September 1951 – PresentRAF Yatesbury, RAF Leuchars, RAF Scampton, RAF Honington
30 Squadron RAF Regiment
37 Squadron RAF Regiment19512006Abu Sueir, Nicosia, Akrotiri, Upwood, Khormaksar, Aldergrove/Ballykelly/Bishops Court, Catterick, Bruggen, Wittering[2]
48 Squadron RAF Regiment
54 Squadron RAF Regiment
56 Squadron RAF Regiment
57 Squadron RAF Regiment
58 Squadron RAF RegimentRAF CatterickDisbanded 2014
60 Squadron RAF Regiment
66 Squadron RAF RegimentRAF West Raynham
194 Squadron RAF Regiment

2700-2799

SquadronYears activeHome basesNotes
2701 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston
2702 Squadron RAF Regiment
2703 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston
2704 Squadron RAF RegimentBolt Head
2705 Squadron RAF RegimentBiggin Hill
2706 Squadron RAF Regiment
2707 Squadron RAF RegimentAldergrove, Ballyhalbert, Ballykelly, Bentwaters
2708 Squadron RAF RegimentBourn
2709 Squadron RAF RegimentBiggin Hill
2710 Squadron RAF Regiment
2711 Squadron RAF Regiment
2712 Squadron RAF Regiment
2713 Squadron RAF Regiment
2714 Squadron RAF Regiment
2715 Squadron RAF RegimentBolt Head
2716 Squadron RAF RegimentBreighton
2717 Squadron RAF RegimentAston Down
2718 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington
2719 Squadron RAF RegimentAston Down
2720 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston, Merston
2721 Squadron RAF Regiment
2722 Squadron RAF Regiment
2723 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston
2724 Squadron RAF RegimentAston Down
2725 Squadron RAF Regiment
2726 Squadron RAF Regiment
2727 Squadron RAF RegimentBradwell Bay, Friston
2728 Squadron RAF Regiment
2729 Squadron RAF Regiment
2730 Squadron RAF RegimentBradwell Bay, Wyton
2731 Squadron RAF Regiment
2732 Squadron RAF RegimentBassingbourn
2733 Squadron RAF Regiment
2734 Squadron RAF Regiment
2735 Squadron RAF RegimentBramcote
2736 Squadron RAF Regiment
2737 Squadron RAF RegimentDyce
2738 Squadron RAF RegimentUpper Heyford, Acklington, Bolt Head
2739 Squadron RAF RegimentBradwell Bay
2740 Squadron RAF Regiment
2741 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington, Beaulieu
2742 Squadron RAF RegimentAston Down, Merston
2743 Squadron RAF Regiment
2744 Squadron RAF Regiment
2745 Squadron RAF RegimentBiggin Hill
2746 Squadron RAF Regiment
2747 Squadron RAF Regiment
2748 Squadron RAF RegimentBlakehill Farm
2749 Squadron RAF RegimentBanff, Bircham Newton
2750 Squadron RAF RegimentDeanland
2751 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston
2752 Squadron RAF Regiment
2753 Squadron RAF Regiment
2754 Squadron RAF Regiment
2755 Squadron RAF Regiment
2756 Squadron RAF Regiment
2757 Squadron RAF RegimentAndover, Aston Down, Merston
2758 Squadron RAF Regiment
2759 Squadron RAF RegimentAndover, Aston Down
2760 Squadron RAF Regiment
2761 Squadron RAF RegimentBottisham, Merston
2762 Squadron RAF RegimentBeaulieu, Friston, Merston
2763 Squadron RAF RegimentWyton
2764 Squadron RAF Regiment
2765 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington, Bircham Newton, Merston
2766 Squadron RAF RegimentAndrews Field, Merston
2767 Squadron RAF RegimentBiggin Hill, Merston
2768 Squadron RAF RegimentDeanland
2769 Squadron RAF RegimentAndrews Field
2770 Squadron RAF RegimentBlackbushe, Bottesford
2771 Squadron RAF Regiment
2772 Squadron RAF Regiment
2773 Squadron RAF RegimentBlackbushe
2774 Squadron RAF Regiment
2775 Squadron RAF Regiment
2776 Squadron RAF Regiment
2777 Squadron RAF RegimentAston Down
2778 Squadron RAF Regiment
2779 Squadron RAF Regiment
2780 Squadron RAF RegimentBlackbushe, Boscombe Down
2781 Squadron RAF RegimentWyton
2782 Squadron RAF Regiment
2783 Squadron RAF Regiment
2784 Squadron RAF RegimentDyce
2785 Squadron RAF Regiment
2786 Squadron RAF RegimentBoscombe Down
2787 Squadron RAF Regiment
2788 Squadron RAF Regiment
2789 Squadron RAF Regiment
2790 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston
2791 Squadron RAF RegimentBentwaters
2792 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston
2793 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston
2794 Squadron RAF Regiment
2795 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston
2796 Squadron RAF Regiment
2797 Squadron RAF RegimentBlyton, Breighton, Faldingworth
2798 Squadron RAF Regiment
2799 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington

2800-2899

SquadronYears activeHome basesNotes
2800 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington, Blackbushe
2801 Squadron RAF Regiment
2802 Squadron RAF Regiment
2803 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington, Friston, Merston
2804 Squadron RAF RegimentAston Down
2805 Squadron RAF Regiment
2806 Squadron RAF Regiment
2807 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston
2808 Squadron RAF Regiment
2809 Squadron RAF Regiment
2810 Squadron RAF Regiment
2811 Squadron RAF RegimentBlackbushe
2812 Squadron RAF Regiment
2813 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston
2814 Squadron RAF Regiment
2815 Squadron RAF Regiment
2816 Squadron RAF Regiment
2817 Squadron RAF Regiment
2818 Squadron RAF Regiment
2819 Squadron RAF Regiment
2820 Squadron RAF RegimentAcklington
2821 Squadron RAF Regiment
2822 Squadron RAF Regiment
2823 Squadron RAF Regiment
2824 Squadron RAF RegimentBiggin Hill
2825 Squadron RAF Regiment
2826 Squadron RAF Regiment
2827 Squadron RAF Regiment
2828 Squadron RAF Regiment
2829 Squadron RAF Regiment
2830 Squadron RAF Regiment
2831 Squadron RAF RegimentBradwell Bay
2832 Squadron RAF Regiment
2833 Squadron RAF Regiment
2834 Squadron RAF Regiment
2835 Squadron RAF RegimentBlakehill Farm
2836 Squadron RAF Regiment
2837 Squadron RAF Regiment
2838 Squadron RAF Regiment
2839 Squadron RAF RegimentBentwaters
2840 Squadron RAF RegimentBradwell Bay
2841 Squadron RAF Regiment
2842 Squadron RAF Regiment
2843 Squadron RAF Regiment
2844 Squadron RAF RegimentWyton
2845 Squadron RAF Regiment
2846 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston
2847 Squadron RAF RegimentBiggin Hill
2848 Squadron RAF Regiment
2849 Squadron RAF Regiment
2850 Squadron RAF RegimentAldergrove
2851 Squadron RAF RegimentFriston

2900-2999

SquadronYears activeHome basesNotes
2901 Squadron RAF Regiment
2909 Squadron RAF Regiment
2956 Squadron RAF RegimentMerston, Waddington

See also

References

Citations

  1. Halpenny 1985, p. 00.
  2. Oliver 1997, p. 306.

Bibliography

  • Halpenny, B, B. The Armies of NATO's Central Front,. Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1985. ISBN 978-0-85059-532-1.
  • Isby, D. Action Stations: Military Airfields of Yorkshire v. 4. Jane's Publishing Company, 1985. ISBN 0-7106-0341-X.
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