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21 Sig Regt

21st Signal Regiment

Deliver ICS capability at readiness for contingent operations from assigned elements in support of deployed organisations and headquarters within the Land Environment in order to enable success on operations.

About the Regiment

As part of 7 Signal Group within 11 Signal and West Midlands Brigade, 21 Signal Regiment is one of five Multi Role Signal Regiments (MRSR).

The Regiment consists of three Communications Squadrons and a Support Squadron. The unit is equipped with Bowman tactical communications, Falcon wide area communications, Reacher satellite communications and various deployable operational IT systems.

The Regimental mission is to deliver ICS capability at readiness for contingent operations from assigned elements in support of deployed organisations and headquarters within the Land Environment in order to enable success on operations.

Support Squadron

Support Squadron provides critical life support functions for engineering, transportation, medical, cryptographic and logistical services to enable the Regiment’s three Communications Squadrons to deploy and carry out their roles effectively. Personnel from Support Squadron deploy in direct support of the Communications Squadrons around the world, as well as maintaining personnel and equipment at high readiness.

Regimental History

Under Army 2020, in 2014 21st Signal Regiment lost the air support role and 244 Signal Squadron to 30 Signal Regiment. 214 Signal Squadron were resubordinated back to 2 Signal Regiment. 21 Signal Regiment became a Multi Role Signal Regiment. This process saw the formation of 204 Signal Squadron and the move of 215 Signal Squadron to Azimghur Barracks.

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