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Exercise IRON VIPER 15

66 Fuel and General Transport Squadron have been deployed on Exercise IRON VIPER 15 providing logistic support to the newly formed VANGUARD Enabling Group (based on 17 Port and Maritime Regiment). This challenging exercise involved 113 soldiers and officers from across 9 Regiment RLC from all trade groups; Drivers, Logistic Specialist Suppliers and Communications Specialists. The Squadron was formed of 3 troops; General Transport Troop, Supply Troop and Petroleum Troop.

The General Transport Troop operated a variety of vehicles including DROPS, MAN SV15T, MAN SV6T and CST(Fuel). The Troop drove over 11,500km and moved 400 pallets of Combat Supplies and other Material. The highlight was the logistic operation to out-load the MV HURST, one of Defences 6 roll-on/roll-off sealift ships. In concert with 17 Port and Maritime Regiment, the Troop had to drive on and off the ship collecting stores and vehicles, a task which took a great amount of skill and certainly tested our soldiers!

The Supply Troop consisted of an Ammunition Section, Material Section, Rendezvous Section and a specialist Medical Supply Section. In support of the exercise they designed, created and produced 200 pallets of simulated ammunition and 21 ISO containers of supplies. Their main task was to consignment track using the latest Logistic Information Systems through a complex supply chain involving road and sea movement across England and Wales.


The Petroleum Troop have built and operated a Bulk Fuel Installation using the new Joint Operational Fuel System. The installation now holds some 270,000L of Diesel ‘ thought to be the most ever held in the system in the UK! The Troop has worked with a civilian contractor to receipt just under 300,000L of Diesel and will test, store and issue the fuel to a variety of Military Units.

The Royal Logistic Corps

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The Royal Logistic Corps is at South Cerney 29 Regiment.
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Back after the pandemic an opportunity to celebrate the Corps.Hosted by 29 Regiment RLC, the day is intended to be a celebration of The RLC and to this end uniformed ‘on duty’ participation will be kept to a minimum. The event is open to all serving officers and soldiers (regular and reserve), RLC and Forming Corps veterans; as well as families, friends and the local population.The event will open at 1200hrs with a festival of sport including variety of unit level sporting competitions and will see the return of the popular Tug of War competition.Military stands will be kept to a minimum and will be capability led, showcasing a selection of The RLC’s wide and diverse career employment groups and The RLC’s specialist units to inform those serving in the Corps and members of the visiting public and veterans. There will also be civilian run trade, food and refreshments stalls.Two Corps run messes will be on site at the 2022 event, one for Officers, WOs and Sgts and an OR’s bar (Cpls and Ptes).There will be traditional area displays including the ever popular RLC Enduro team, RLC Equestrian display team, a Joint Helicopter Support Squadron Chinook display, a display by The RLC’s Silver Stars parachute display team and a military marching band display featuring The RLC Corps of Drums.The day will be rounded off with a Party in the Park#wesustain #wearetherlc #ukarmylogistics #openday #openday2022 ... See MoreSee Less