15 Squadron RAF Regiment

RAF Regiment field squadron delivering air-minded force protection.

Crest for 15 Squadron RAF Regiment

To be reckoned with anywhere


  • Based at RAF Honington, protecting air assets deployed overseas.
  • Formed as a light anti-aircraft squadron at RAF Nethertown in 1946.
  • Is part of 3 Force Protection Wing.
  • Were the last ground troops to leave Camp Bastion, Afghanistan in 2014.


1946 - Formed at RAF Nethertown with the Bofors anti-aircraft gun as 2700 squadron before being renumbered.

1959 - Began a ten year deployment the Far East during the Indonesian Confrontation.

1982 - Became a light armour squadron with the CVR(T) Spartan.

2002 - Became firefighters during the fireman's strike.

Battle honours

Gulf 1991

Former Yugoslavia 



Iraq 2003


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