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27th Regiment Royal Logistic Corps
27th Regiment Royal Logistic Corps Badge

Badge of the Regiment
Country Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom
Branch Flag of the British Army.svg British Army
Service history
Active 1993—Present
Role Logistic Support
Size Regiment
Part of 2nd Strike Brigade
Nickname 27 Regiment RLC
Battles Operation Grapple
Operation Banner
Operation Telic
Operation Herrick
Website 27 Regiment RLC
Commanders
Insignia
The 27th Theatre Regiment Royal Logistic Corps is a logistics regiment of the Royal Logistic Corps within the British Army. Under the Army 2020 Refines, the regiment will merged NOT amalgamate with the 2nd Close Support Battalion Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers and form the 2nd Service Support Battalion under the new 2nd Strike Brigade.

HistoryEdit

In 1993, the 27th Transport Regiment was formed and based at Buller and Travers Barracks with the following structure:

  • 77 Headquarters Squadron
  • 7 Transport Squadron
  • 8 Transport Squadron

Upon formation, the regiment was assigned to 145th (South) Brigade and in 1993, the regiment with an additional squadron attached was deployed on Operation Grapple 2. From Mar-Sep 97, 8 Transport squadron deployed to Northern Ireland. In 2003, two squadrons joined the regiment:

  • 19 Transport Squadron
  • 88 Transport Squadron

Upon formation of the 101st Logistic Brigade, the regiment joined the brigade and From Jun 03 - Oct 03 the regiment deployed to Operation Telic 2. The regiment saw two more deployments, Sep 03 - Mar 04 (7 Squadron to Northern Ireland) and Oct 06 - Apr 07 (Op Herrick 5). In 2007, the regiment moved to Travers Barracks and from Oct 07 - Apr 08 Operation Herrick 7. In 2008, the regiment was renamed as 27th Regiment and moved to Gale Barracks. Finally, following the Army 2020 Refines, the regiment moved to Travers Barracks and assigned to the 2nd Strike Brigade where it will merged with the 2nd Close Support Battalion Corps of Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. After the Army 2020 Refines, the regiment now has the following structure:

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