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7th Regiment RHA

7th Regiment Royal Horse Artillery
Dates Locations Batteries - Equipment
     
1961.06.27 RHQ 7th Parachute Light Regiment RHA formed from personnel of RHQ 33rd Parachute Light Regiment RA. ‘F’, ‘G’ and ‘I’ Para Lt Btys formed from personnel of 41, 96 and 97 Para Lt Btys (33rd Para Lt Regt) respectively.   
1961.06 England: Lille Bks, Aldershot F, G and I Para Lt Btys
    105mm Pack Howitzer
  1961: Kuwait?  
  Jan 64 - ??: Aden  
  24 Apr 1966: Renamed 7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery  
  16 Feb - 19 Jun 72: Northern Ireland: Belfast (Ligoniel)   
  8 Nov 72 - 11 Mar 73: Northern Ireland: Belfast (City Centre)  
  1974: Equipped with 105mm Light Gun 105mm Light Gun
  6 Mar - 3 Jul 74: Northern Ireland: Bessbrook  
1977.01 Germany: Roberts Bks, Osnabrück:   
  Renamed 7th Field Regiment Royal Horse Artillery F, G and I Fd Btys
    105mm Light Gun
  Mar - Jul 78: Northern Ireland: Lurgan/Portadown  
  Sep 81 - ? 82: Northern Ireland:  
1984.03 England: Lille Bks, Aldershot:   
  Mar 84: Renamed 7th Parachute   Regiment Royal Horse Artillery F, G and I Para Btys
    105mm Light Gun
  Mar 84: An air defence troop (P   troop), equipped with the Javelin AD missile system, was incorporated into   the regimental organisation  
  ? 1992: Belize (I Bty)  
  Jan 94: H Bty reformed and   joined regt as HQ Bty F, G, I and H (HQ) Para Btys
  Jun to Dec 94: Cyprus – UN tour  
  Jul 1996: Bosnia (F Bty)  
  Dec 1996: Bosnia (G Bty)  
  1997: P Troop moved to Thorney   Island, near Portsmouth, where it joined 47 AD Regiment  
  Jun 1999: Macedonia and Kosovo   (Op Agricola)  
  1999 - 2000: Northern Ireland  
  May 00: Sierra Leone (Op   Silkman0  
  Jun 01: Macedonia and Kosovo (Op   Agricola) Part of regiment deployed
  2001- 02: Afghanistan (Op   Jacana)  
  Mar 2003: Gulf War (Op Telic 1)  
2003.09 England: Kirkee Bks, Colchester:  F, G, I and H (HQ) Para   Btys
    L118 (Light) Gun
  2004 - 05: Kosovo (Op Agricola) Part of regiment deployed
  May 06 – Nov 06: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 4 (1 bty)) 16 Air Assault Brigade 
2006.09 England: Merville Bks, Colchester:  L118 (Light) Gun
  Apr 08 – Oct 08: Afghanistan (Op Herrick 8)  16 Air Assault Brigade 
     

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