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