Announcement

20th Armoured Brigade to replace 3 Commando Brigade in Helmand

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The UK’s conventional force level will remain at 9,500 for the duration of the deployment. The forces deploying include: • 20th Armoured Brigade…

The UK’s conventional force level will remain at 9,500 for the duration of the deployment.

The forces deploying include:

20th Armoured Brigade Headquarters and Signal Squadron (200)
• Elements of 19th Light Brigade Headquarters and Signal Squadron (209)
• Headquarters 101 Logistic Brigade
• Elements of 845 Naval Air Squadron including members of the Maritime Reserve
• Elements of 846 Naval Air Squadron
857 Naval Air Squadron
1st The Queen’s Dragoon Guards
The Queen’s Royal Hussars (The Queen’s Own and Royal Irish)
• Elements of 5th Regiment Royal Artillery
• Elements of 16th Regiment Royal Artillery
• Elements of 26th Regiment Royal Artillery
• Elements of 39th Regiment Royal Artillery
• Elements of 40th Regiment Royal Artillery
• Elements of 47th Regiment Royal Artillery
• Elements of 25 Engineer Regiment
35 Engineer Regiment
• Elements of 38 Engineer Regiment
• Elements of 71 Engineer Regiment (Volunteers)
• Elements of 12 (Air Support) Engineer Group
• Elements of 170 (Infrastructure Support) Engineer Group
• Elements of 1st (United Kingdom) Armoured Division Headquarters and Signal Regiment
• Elements of 10th Signal Regiment
• Elements of 14th Signal Regiment (Electronic Warfare)
• Elements of 21st Signal Regiment (Air Support)
• Elements of 22nd Signal Regiment
3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (The Black Watch)
1st Battalion The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (Queen’s and Royal Hampshires)
1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own)
2nd Battalion The Mercian Regiment (Worcesters and Foresters)
2nd Battalion The Rifles
5th Battalion The Rifles
• Elements of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps
• Elements of 3 Regiment Army Air Corps
• Elements of 4 Regiment Army Air Corps
• Elements of 9 Regiment Army Air Corps
• Elements of Joint Helicopter Support Squadron
• Elements of Allied Rapid Reaction Corps Support Battalion
1 Logistic Support Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 6 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 7 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 8 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 9 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 17 Port and Maritime Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 23 Pioneer Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 29 Regiment The Royal Logistic Corps
• 1 Medical Regiment
• Elements of 201 Field Hospital (Volunteers)
• Elements of 208 Field Hospital (Volunteers)
• 3 Close Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
• Elements of 19 Light Brigade Combat Service Support Battalion
• Elements of 101 Force Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
• Elements of 104 Force Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
• 110 Provost Company Royal Military Police
• Elements of 173 Provost Company Royal Military Police
• Elements of Special Investigation Branch United Kingdom
• Elements of 1st Military Working Dog Regiment
• Elements of 1 Military Intelligence Brigade
• Elements of 15 Psychological Operations Group
• Elements of 88 Postal and Courier Regiment (Volunteers), The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 148 Expeditionary Force Institute Squadron (Volunteers), The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 156 Transport Regiment (Volunteers), The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 159 Supply Regiment (Volunteers), The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 162 Postal Courier and Movement Regiment (Volunteers), The Royal Logistic Corps
• Elements of 166 Supply Regiment (Volunteers), The Royal Logistic Corps
• 602 Tactical Air Control Party
• 603 Tactical Air Control Party
• 606 Tactical Air Control Party
• 618 Tactical Air Control Party
Number 3 Royal Air Force, Force Protection Wing Headquarters
• Elements of Number 2 Royal Air Force Police Wing
• Elements of Number 3 Royal Air Force Police Wing
II Squadron Royal Air Force Regiment
• Elements of 101 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 39 Squadron Royal Air Force
31 Squadron Royal Air Force
IX(B) Squadron Royal Air Force
2 (Army Co-operation) Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 5 (Army Co-operation) Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 18 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 24 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 27 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 28 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 30 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of 78 Squadron Royal Air Force
• Elements of the Tactical Supply Wing, Royal Air Force
• Elements of 1 Air Mobility Wing, Royal Air Force
• Elements of 1 Air Control Centre, Royal Air Force
• Elements of 90 Signals Unit, Royal Air Force
• Elements of 2 (Mechanical Transport) Squadron, Royal Air Force
• Elements of 5001 Squadron, Royal Air Force
• Elements of 3 Mobile Catering Squadron
• Elements of Tactical Medical Wing
• Elements of 1 (Expeditionary Logistics) Squadron
• Elements of 93 (Expeditionary Armaments) Squadron
• Elements of Tactical Imagery-Intelligence Wing
• Elements of 5131(BD) Squadron