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652 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 652 Aviation Squadron .
1957.09.01 Germany: Detmold. From 652 AOP Squadron 1st Wing AAC: 1 and 9 Flights
. 1966 - 1969: Employed as 1 Div Army Aviation HQ .
1969.10 Germany: Birdwood Bks, Bunde. Reformed from 27 Flight and air troops of 27 (Medium) Regiment RA & 2 Division Engineers 2 Regiment AAC: Westland Scout AH1
. 1 Jan 73: Renamed 652 Squadron AAC 2 Regiment AAC
. 11 Apr - 1 Aug 73: Northern Ireland: Omagh Scout Helicopter Detachment
. 15 Feb - 22 Jun 74: Northern Ireland: Long Kesh Scout Helicopter Detachment
. 27 Nov 74 - 26 Mar 75: Northern Ireland: Omagh Scout Helicopter Detachment
. 16 Aug - 13 Dec 77: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove/Omagh/Ballykelly Sioux/Scout Helicopter Detachment
1978 Germany: Tofrek Barracks East, Hildesheim 1 Regiment AAC
. 13 Jun - 12 Oct 79: Northern Ireland: Long Kesh Scout/Gazelle Detachment
. 18 Jan - 2 Jun 83: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove .
1993.01 Germany: Princess Royal Bks, Gutersloh: Anti-Tank Role 1 Regiment AAC: Gazelle AH.1, Lynx AH.7
. 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 Lynx Mk9A
2014 England: Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton 1 Regiment AAC
. 1 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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