List of RAF Regiment squadrons

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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, amongst other duties.

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

RAF Regiment squadrons[edit]

Field Squadrons[edit]

Rapier Squadrons[edit]

Biological Warfare Detection Squadrons[edit]

RAuxAF Regiment Squadrons[edit]

Data from:[1]

Disbanded Units[edit]

Armoured Car Companies[edit]

Armoured Car Squadrons[edit]

Defence Squadrons[edit]

RAF Regiment Squadrons[edit]



  1. ^ Halpenny 1985, p. 00.


  • 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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