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Force Protection specialists providing security and protection to world-wide RAF deployments.
If you dare
1925 – Formed as an AuxAF Squadron at RAF Turnhouse flying the DH9A, with the Squadron HQ in Learmonth Terrace, Edinburgh, where it remains.
1939 – Equipped with the Spitfire and credited with shooting down the first enemy aircraft over the UK in WW2, shooting a bomber into the Firth of Forth.
1940 - Deployed to RAF Hornchurch to take part in the Battle of Britain, becoming one of the leading scoring squadrons.
1942 – Deployed to defend Malta.
1999 – Reformed as a Force Protection and Operations Support Squadron.
2003 – Deployed to Kuwait for Op TELIC
Home Defence 1940-42*
Battle of Britain 1940*
Channel and North Sea 1941*
Fortress Europe 1942*
South East Europe 1944*
France and Germany 1945
RAF Police Officers have a diverse role, protecting our bases and aircraft from threats like espionage, organised crime and terrorism.
RAF Regiment Officers specialise in ground combat tactics, leading and directing the RAF Regiment squadrons that protect RAF bases and forward operating bases.
RAF Regiment Gunners specialise in infantry tactics, weaponry, field craft, and force protection, defending RAF bases and overseas air operations.
RAF Policemen and women work to prevent and detect crime, ensuring the security of personnel, information, and equipment of RAF bases and on operations.
603 Squadron, 25 Learmonth Terrace, Edinburgh, EH4 1NZ
For recruitment enquiries, please phone: 0345 606 9069
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