- Based at RAF Lossiemouth with 5 Force Protection Wing
- Can trace its origins back to the Battle of Britain
- Its primary duties include ground defence of deployed air assets and force protection
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RAF Regiment squadron providing force protection
Swift to defend
1940 - Formed at RAF Bentley Priory to provide anti-aircraft defence for Fighter Command HQ before the formation of the RAF Regiment.
1944 - Entered Normandy with the as 2713 Squadron.
1947 - Renumbered 51 Squadron.
1982 - Re-equipped with the CVR(T) vehicle.
2001 - Reformed at RAF Honington.
France and Low Countries (1944–1945)
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