Part of the Northern Quick Reaction Alert securing the skies in the RAF's mission to defend the UK's airspace
Light armoured force protection squadron.
Vital air-lift and search and rescue capability, supporting the UK's interests in the area
Vital SAR training for RAF and RN helicopter crews
Providing tactical air-mobility
No. 22 Squadron exists today, working with helicopters from across all three Services. They previously operated as a Search and Rescue unit for over 60 years.
The Squadron re-formed in May 2020 at RAF Benson as the Operational Evaluation Unit of the Joint Helicopter Command.
Providing training to pilots and rear crew.
Develops and evaluates the operational tactics for front-line Typhoon squadrons.
The RAF's Tactics and Training Squadron.
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