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, 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[edit]

Field Squadrons[edit]

CBRN (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]

001-200

Squadron Years active Home bases Notes
3 Squadron RAF Regiment RAF Aldergrove; RAF Wittering disbanded 14 April 2015
16 Squadron RAF Regiment 1969 RAF Catterick, Nr. Ireland 1969, RAF Aldergrove, Enniskillen, HMS Sea Eagle-Londonderry
17 Squadron RAF Regiment
18 Squadron RAF Regiment
19 Squadron RAF Regiment RAF Brize Norton
20 Squadron RAF Regiment RAF Honington
21 Squadron RAF Regiment
22 Squadron RAF Regiment disbanded 1957
23 Squadron RAF Regiment
24 Squadron RAF Regiment
25 Squadron RAF Regiment
28 Squadron RAF Regiment
30 Squadron RAF Regiment
48 Squadron RAF Regiment
54 Squadron RAF Regiment
56 Squadron RAF Regiment
57 Squadron RAF Regiment
58 Squadron RAF Regiment RAF Catterick Disbanded 2014
60 Squadron RAF Regiment
66 Squadron RAF Regiment RAF West Raynham
194 Squadron RAF Regiment

2700-2799

Squadron Years active Home bases Notes
2701 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston
2702 Squadron RAF Regiment
2703 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston
2704 Squadron RAF Regiment Bolt Head
2705 Squadron RAF Regiment Biggin Hill
2706 Squadron RAF Regiment
2707 Squadron RAF Regiment Aldergrove, Ballyhalbert, Ballykelly, Bentwaters
2708 Squadron RAF Regiment Bourn
2709 Squadron RAF Regiment Biggin Hill
2710 Squadron RAF Regiment
2711 Squadron RAF Regiment
2712 Squadron RAF Regiment
2713 Squadron RAF Regiment
2714 Squadron RAF Regiment
2715 Squadron RAF Regiment Bolt Head
2716 Squadron RAF Regiment Breighton
2717 Squadron RAF Regiment Aston Down
2718 Squadron RAF Regiment Acklington
2719 Squadron RAF Regiment Aston Down
2720 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston, Merston
2721 Squadron RAF Regiment
2722 Squadron RAF Regiment
2723 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston
2724 Squadron RAF Regiment Aston Down
2725 Squadron RAF Regiment
2726 Squadron RAF Regiment
2727 Squadron RAF Regiment Bradwell Bay, Friston
2728 Squadron RAF Regiment
2729 Squadron RAF Regiment
2730 Squadron RAF Regiment Bradwell Bay, Wyton
2731 Squadron RAF Regiment
2732 Squadron RAF Regiment Bassingbourn
2733 Squadron RAF Regiment
2734 Squadron RAF Regiment
2735 Squadron RAF Regiment Bramcote
2736 Squadron RAF Regiment
2737 Squadron RAF Regiment Dyce
2738 Squadron RAF Regiment Upper Heyford, Acklington, Bolt Head
2739 Squadron RAF Regiment Bradwell Bay
2740 Squadron RAF Regiment
2741 Squadron RAF Regiment Acklington, Beaulieu
2742 Squadron RAF Regiment Aston Down, Merston
2743 Squadron RAF Regiment
2744 Squadron RAF Regiment
2745 Squadron RAF Regiment Biggin Hill
2746 Squadron RAF Regiment
2747 Squadron RAF Regiment
2748 Squadron RAF Regiment Blakehill Farm
2749 Squadron RAF Regiment Banff, Bircham Newton
2750 Squadron RAF Regiment Deanland
2751 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston
2752 Squadron RAF Regiment
2753 Squadron RAF Regiment
2754 Squadron RAF Regiment
2755 Squadron RAF Regiment
2756 Squadron RAF Regiment
2757 Squadron RAF Regiment Andover, Aston Down, Merston
2758 Squadron RAF Regiment
2759 Squadron RAF Regiment Andover, Aston Down
2760 Squadron RAF Regiment
2761 Squadron RAF Regiment Bottisham, Merston
2762 Squadron RAF Regiment Beaulieu, Friston, Merston
2763 Squadron RAF Regiment Wyton
2764 Squadron RAF Regiment
2765 Squadron RAF Regiment Acklington, Bircham Newton, Merston
2766 Squadron RAF Regiment Andrews Field, Merston
2767 Squadron RAF Regiment Biggin Hill, Merston
2768 Squadron RAF Regiment Deanland
2769 Squadron RAF Regiment Andrews Field
2770 Squadron RAF Regiment Blackbushe, Bottesford
2771 Squadron RAF Regiment
2772 Squadron RAF Regiment
2773 Squadron RAF Regiment Blackbushe
2774 Squadron RAF Regiment
2775 Squadron RAF Regiment
2776 Squadron RAF Regiment
2777 Squadron RAF Regiment Aston Down
2778 Squadron RAF Regiment
2779 Squadron RAF Regiment
2780 Squadron RAF Regiment Blackbushe, Boscombe Down
2781 Squadron RAF Regiment Wyton
2782 Squadron RAF Regiment
2783 Squadron RAF Regiment
2784 Squadron RAF Regiment Dyce
2785 Squadron RAF Regiment
2786 Squadron RAF Regiment Boscombe Down
2787 Squadron RAF Regiment
2788 Squadron RAF Regiment
2789 Squadron RAF Regiment
2790 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston
2791 Squadron RAF Regiment Bentwaters
2792 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston
2793 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston
2794 Squadron RAF Regiment
2795 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston
2796 Squadron RAF Regiment
2797 Squadron RAF Regiment Blyton, Breighton, Faldingworth
2798 Squadron RAF Regiment
2799 Squadron RAF Regiment Acklington

2800-2899

Squadron Years active Home bases Notes
2800 Squadron RAF Regiment Acklington, Blackbushe
2801 Squadron RAF Regiment
2802 Squadron RAF Regiment
2803 Squadron RAF Regiment Acklington, Friston, Merston
2804 Squadron RAF Regiment Aston Down
2805 Squadron RAF Regiment
2806 Squadron RAF Regiment
2807 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston
2808 Squadron RAF Regiment
2809 Squadron RAF Regiment
2810 Squadron RAF Regiment
2811 Squadron RAF Regiment Blackbushe
2812 Squadron RAF Regiment
2813 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston
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 Regiment Acklington
2821 Squadron RAF Regiment
2822 Squadron RAF Regiment
2823 Squadron RAF Regiment
2824 Squadron RAF Regiment Biggin 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 Regiment Bradwell Bay
2832 Squadron RAF Regiment
2833 Squadron RAF Regiment
2834 Squadron RAF Regiment
2835 Squadron RAF Regiment Blakehill Farm
2836 Squadron RAF Regiment
2837 Squadron RAF Regiment
2838 Squadron RAF Regiment
2839 Squadron RAF Regiment Bentwaters
2840 Squadron RAF Regiment Bradwell Bay
2841 Squadron RAF Regiment
2842 Squadron RAF Regiment
2843 Squadron RAF Regiment
2844 Squadron RAF Regiment Wyton
2845 Squadron RAF Regiment
2846 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston
2847 Squadron RAF Regiment Biggin Hill
2848 Squadron RAF Regiment
2849 Squadron RAF Regiment
2850 Squadron RAF Regiment Aldergrove
2851 Squadron RAF Regiment Friston

2900-2999

Squadron Years active Home bases Notes
2901 Squadron RAF Regiment
2909 Squadron RAF Regiment
2956 Squadron RAF Regiment Merston, Waddington

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Citations[edit]

  1. ^ Halpenny 1985, p. 00.

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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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