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Major Units 1 to 4

Dates Location Equipment/Remarks
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. 1st Wing AAC .
c1958 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 654 Light Aircraft Squadron at Tofrek Barracks East, Hildesheim .
. 12 Flight AAC (BAOR HQ Flight) .
. Nov 63: 654 Light Aircraft Sqn renamed 654 Aviation Squadron .
. 1969: 654 Aviation Squadron joined 4 Division Aviation Regiment .
. Jun 71: 669 Aviation Squadron at RAF Wildenrath formed from 131 Flight .
c1970's Germany: Ripon Barracks, Bielefeld .
. ??: Became HQ Army Aviation BAOR? .
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. 1 Division Aviation .
1964.04?? Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 9 Flight AAC .
. 17 Flight AAC .
. 26 Flight AAC .
. Oct 69: Renamed 1 Regiment AAC .
1969.10 Germany: HQ at Verden .
. 651 Aviation Squadron at Caithness Barracks, Verden .
. 657 Aviation Squadron at Bournemouth Barracks, Soltau .
. 658 Aviation Squadron at St George's Bks, Minden .
. Nov 77: 658 Squadron joined 4 Regiment AAC .
. 1 Jan 73: Aviation Squadrons renamed Squadron AAC .
1978.07 Germany: Tofrek Barracks East, Hildesheim Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7.
. 651 Squadron with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. 652 Squadron with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. 661 Squadron with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
1993 Germany: Princess Royal Barracks, Gutersloh Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7.
. 651 Squadron with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. 652 Squadron with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. 661 Squadron with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. 2000: The final Gazelles left the Regiment Lynx AH.7
. 31 Mar 00: 651 Squadron relocated to Middle Wallop .
. 2002: The TOW capability of the Regiment finished .
. 2005: Last Lynx Mark 7 helicopter was replaced with the Lynx Mark 9 Lynx AH.9
. 2011: Lynx Mk9 were upgraded to the Lynx Mk9A .
2014 England: Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton 652 and 661 Squadrons
. Regiment will merge with 9 Regiment at Dishforth, bringing the Wildcat force under a single HQ based at Yeovilton, by October 2015 .
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. 2 Division Aviation .
1969.10 Germany: HQ at Tofrek Barracks East, Hildesheim .
. 652 Aviation Squadron at Birdwood Bks, Bunde .
. 659 Aviation Squadron at Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck .
. 1971: 662 Aviation Squadron at Waterloo Bks, Munster joined from 4 Division Aviation .
. 1 Jan 73: Aviation Squadrons renamed Squadron AAC .
. Mid 1976: 659 Squadron moved to 9 Regiment .
. 30 December 1976, 2 Division Aviation Regiment re-organised as 2 Regiment Army Air Corps?? .
1976 Germany: RHQ & HQ Squadron, Tax House, Lubbecke .
. 652 Squadron at Birdwood Bks, Bunde .
. 662 Squadron at Waterloo Bks, Munster .
. 26 Aug - 12 Oct 77: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove/Omagh/Ballykelly .
. 1978: 652 Sqn to 1 Regiment AAC .
. 1982: 662 Sqn to 3 Regiment AAC .
. 1 Jan 83: Under re-organisation of 1 (British) Corps, Regiment was placed in suspended animation .
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. 2 Regiment AAC (Training) .
1994.09.01 Reformed at Middle Wallop, England .
. 668 Squadron .
. Jul 04: 676 Squadron was formed and became part of 2 (Trg) Regt AAC .
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. 3 Division Aviation Regiment .
1969.10.24 England: HQ formed at Perham Down? .
. 653 Aviation Squadron at Netheravon .
. 664 Aviation Squadron at Farnborough .
. 665 Aviation Squadron at McMunn Bks, Colchester .
. 666 Aviation Squadron at Coypool, Plymouth .
. 2 Aviation Flight at Perham Down .
. 1 Jan 73: Regiment renamed 3 Regiment AAC and squadrons renamed Squadron AAC .
c1978 Germany: Salamanca Barracks, Soest .
. 653 Squadron at Salamanca Barracks, Soest .
. 663 Squadron at Salamanca Barracks, Soest .
. 1982: 662 Squadron joined from 2 Regiment moved to Salamanca Barracks, Soest .
1993 England: Wattisham .
. 653 Squadron at Wattisham with Lynx AH.9 .
. 662 Squadron at Wattisham with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. 663 Squadron at Wattisham with Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7 .
. Feb–Jun 03: Iraq (Op Telic 1) (Lynx & Gazelle helicopters) 16 Air Assault Brigade
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. 4 Division Aviation .
1964.04 Germany: HQ at Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 1 Flight at Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 23 Flight at Waterloo Bks, Munster .
. 24 Flight at ?? .
. 24 Oct 69: Renamed 4 Division Aviation Regiment .
. 654 Aviation Squadron at Harewood Barracks, Herford .
. 661 Aviation Squadron at Hobart Bks, Detmold .
. 662 Aviation Squadron at Waterloo Barracks, Munster .
. 1972: 662 Squadron moved to 2 Regt & 660 Squadron joined from 2 Regt .
. 1 Jan 73: Regiment renamed 4 Regiment AAC and squadrons renamed Squadron AAC .
. Nov 77: After restructuring, the Regiment comprised: .
. RHQ at Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 661 Squadron renamed A Squadron at Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 658 Squadron from 1 Regiment renamed B Squadron at St George's Bks, Minden .
. 1978: Following the Wide Horizon Study, the Sqns were re-designated .
. 661 Sqn renamed 654 Squadron AAC at Hobart Barracks, Detmold .
. 658 Sqn renamed 664 Squadron AAC at St George's Bks, Minden .
. Jan 83: as a result of restructuring 664 Squadron became independent, 659 & 669 Squadrons joined the Regiment 654, 659 & 669 Sqns
. 1 Oct 86: Headquarter Squadron formed .
. 1990/91: Gulf War: As the Divisional Aviation Regiment, flying Lynx and Gazelle aircraft. .
1995 England: Wattisham Support to 24 Airmobile Brigade
. 654 Squadron: Anti-tank Role Lynx AH 7 & Gazelle AH 1
. 659 Squadron: Utility Role Lynx AH 9
. 669 Squadron: Anti-tank Role Lynx AH 7 & Gazelle AH 1
. 1 Sept 99: 24 Airmobile Brigade changed role and became 16 Air Assault Brigade 16 Air Assault Brigade
. 2007: AAC restructured into single type regiments and 659 and 669 Squadrons, equipped with Lynx were replaced with 656 and 664 Squadrons, equipped with the Apache aircraft from 9 Regiment 654, 656 & 664 Sqns: 16 Air Assault Brigade
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