63 Squadron RAF Regiment

An RAF Regiment field squadron with a dual role as the Queen's Colour Squadron

Badge for 63 Squadron RAF Regiment

I watch and ward


  • Formed in 1943 as a light anti-aircraft unit.
  • Became the field designation of the Queen's Colour Squadron in 1990.


1943 - Formed as a light anti-aircraft unit.

1946 - Became a field squadron.

1974 - Equipped with the Rapier anti-aircraft missile system.

1982 - Deployed to the Falklands as part of 5 Brigade.

1990 - Squadron number taken up by the Queen's Colour Squadron.

Battle honours

South Atlantic, 1982*


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