In 2006 the Regiment was re-roled and 206 Bty was equipped with four 105mm Light Guns and became a gun battery.
The battery remains responsible for the Royal Salutes in Northern Ireland, which moved from Parliament Buildings to Hillsborough in 1999. The four saluting 25 Pounders fired their last salute on the death of the Queen Mother in April 2002 and were replaced with three Ceremonial 105mm Light Guns.
There was a Special Order of the Day in 1986 by the GOC Scotland Lt Gen Sir Norman Arthur which made 105 (Scottish) Air Defence Regiment (V) responsible for all Royal Salutes in Scotland.
Incidentally this was marked by a major Salute in July 1986, for the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh. 207 Bty carries the honour of being responsible for the Royal Salutes at Edinburgh Castle.
In 1947 the TA was reconstructed and 276 Field Regiment was formed from two wartime Regiments.
In 1986 the battery joined 105th (Scottish) Air Defence Regiment, RA(V), which in 1993 re-roled to 105th Regiment RA(V) “The Scottish and Ulster Gunners”. The battery is currently equipped with the L118 Light Gun and operates in the Close Support Role.
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