Swift and sudden
- Based at RAF Honington, the Squadron is part of 8 Force Protection Wing.
- Can trace its roots back to 1921 and 1 Armoured Car Company.
- Uses the Jackal, Foxhound and Panther armoured vehicles.
- Operates at very high readiness to deploy around the world.
1921 - Formed as 1 Armoured Car Company at Heliopolis, Egypt.
1941 - Defended RAF Habbaniya , Iraq, from pro-Nazi Iraqi forces.
2007 - The first Military Cross was awarded to an Airman of the RAF during the Battle of Al Waki Market.