2623 Squadron RAuxAF Regiment

An RAF Regiment field squadron which provides reservists.

Badge for 2623 Squadron RAuxAF Regiment

Protect and Defend


  • One of the six RAF Reserves units with a Force Protection role.
  • Based at RAF Honington in Suffolk.
  • Has a specialised role in support of Counter Chemical Radiological Biological and Nuclear defence.


1979 - Formed to protect RAF Honington during the Cold War, and disbanded in 1994

1995 - Re-formed to provide centralised training to RAuxAF RAF Regiment field squadrons.

1998 - Changed roles to air defence.

2004 - The Squadron reverted to a training role but with the added element of CBRN training.


2623 Squadron, RAF Honington, Bury Saint Edmunds IP31 1EE

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