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Regular Units

The RLC is made up of 13 Regular units, or Regiments. In this section find out more about each unit and its specialities.

40% of The RLC is detached, serving with other Army units. Wherever the British Army is deployed across the globe, the RLC is there to sustain it.

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1 REGIMENT

1 Regt RLC is based at St David’s Barracks in Bicester. The Regt has been deployed on a number of operations including those in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan.

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3 REGIMENT

3 Regt RLC is based in Abingdon. It is made up of four squadrons.  In 1994 it deployed to Croatia and Bosnia. Since then, it has deployed on operations to Kosovo, Ukraine and to Iraq and Afghanistan.

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4 REGIMENT

4 Regt RLC, is based in Abingdon. It provides logistic support – including the delivery of all ammunition, food, water and supplies – to the fighting units of 12 Armoured Infantry Brigade.

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6 REGIMENT

6 Regt RLC is based in Dishforth. It consists of 600 Headquarters Squadron, 62 Squadron, 64 Squadron and a REME Light Aid Detachment. 6 Regt is twinned with the reserve unit, 159 Regiment RLC.

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7 REGIMENT

7 Regt RLC is based in Cottesmore. It has close links to the Polish Army and forms part of 102 Logistic Brigade. It is made up of RLC supply specialists, drivers, chefs as well as REME personnel.

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9 REGIMENT

Based at Hullavington, 9 Regt RLC is the Theatre Enabling Regiment. One of the most culturally diverse units in the British Army, it has Gurkhas and soldiers from across the Commonwealth serving within it.

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10 QOGLR

Based in Aldershot, 10 QOGLR was raised in Singapore in 1958.  It is a Theatre Logistic Regiment and one of four Gurkha regiments in the British Army.

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11 EOD&S REGIMENT

11 Regt RLC is headquartered in Didcot. Sub units are deployed worldwide and located across the UK. Ammunition Technicians and ATOs form the majority of its personnel, together with Drivers and Suppliers.

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13 AIR ASSAULT SUPPORT REGIMENT

13 AASR RLC is based in Colchester. It delivers second line logistic support to 16 Air Assault Brigade on operations and on exercise. It also provides air drop capability to Britain’s Armed Forces.

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17 PORT & MARTIME REGIMENT

17 Regt RLC is based near Southampton. It delivers  port and maritime, vehicle logistics, operational hygiene, and mortuary affairs capabilities. It also has the only military Dive Team in The RLC.

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25 TRAINING REGIMENT

25 Training Regt RLC is based in Leconfield. It delivers the Phase 2 Combat Logistician course, plus a range of other training. It supports the Defence School of Logistics and one squadron is based with 17 Regt RLC in Marchwood.

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27 REGIMENT

27 Regt RLC is based in Aldershot and is part of 101 Logistic Brigade. It consists of 77 Headquarters Squadron, 8 Fuel Squadron, 91 Supply Squadron based in Hullavington and 19 Tank Transporter Squadron based in Bulford.

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29 REGIMENT

29 Regiment RLC, part of 104 Logistic Support Brigade, is the Army’s centre of gravity for both movements support and postal & courier capabilities. The Regt is located at the Duke of Gloucester Barracks, South Cerney; where it operates the Joint Air Mounting Centre.

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Arduous Roles

There are opportunities to train for all the Army’s arduous roles in the RLC

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