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This is a List of RAF Regiment squadrons. The Royal Air Force Regiment is the ground fighting force of the Royal Air Force and is charged mainly with protecting military airfields, amongst other duties.

First formed in 1942 to protect the airfields against enemy attack, the Regiment's motto is Per Ardua - Through Adversity. They were also known as Rock Apes.

RAF Regiment squadrons[edit | edit source]

Field Squadrons[edit | edit source]

Rapier Squadrons[edit | edit source]

Biological Warfare Detection Squadrons[edit | edit source]

RAuxAF Regiment Squadrons[edit | edit source]

Data from:[1]

Disbanded Units[edit | edit source]

Armoured Car Companies[edit | edit source]

Armoured Car Squadrons[edit | edit source]

Defence Squadrons[edit | edit source]

RAF Regiment Squadrons[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Citations[edit | edit source]

  1. Halpenny 1985, p. 00.

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

  • Halpenny, B, B. The Armies of NATO's Central Front,. Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1985. ISBN 978-0-85059-532-1.
  • Isby, D. Action Stations: Military Airfields of Yorkshire v. 4. Jane's Publishing Company, 1985. ISBN 0-7106-0341-X.

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