34 Squadron RAF Regiment

Fire from iron


  • Based at RAF Leeming, one of two light armoured units of the RAF Regiment.
  • A self contained unit made up of 170 personnel.
  • Part of 2 Force Protection wing.
  • Uses vehicles such as the Jackal, Foxhound and Panther.


1951 - Formed and deployed to Egypt.

1982 - Re-roled as a light armour squadron.

1990 - Took part in Operation GRANBY

1999 - Provided force protection for helicopters deployed to the Balkans.

2001 - Took part in Operation TELIC

2007 - Took part in Operation HERRICK

2017 - Provided force protection on Operation SHADER

Battle honours

Iraq 2003-2011*

Afghanistan 2001-2014


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