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104 Logistic Support Brigade

104 Logistic Support Brigade is the Army’s theatre logistic enabling formation whose role is to deliver scalable logistic enabling force elements at readiness and is prepared to provide a 1* HQ to act as or in support of the HQ National Support Element / Joint Force Logistic Component for any UK deployment.

With a diverse variety of niche capabilities in both regular and reserve units, 104 Logistic Support Brigade provides support to the Adaptable, Reaction and Joint Forces.

It commands the entire Army’s logistic enabling capabilities ranging from Postal and Courier Services, Movement Control, Port and Maritime (which includes Vehicle Specialist), Operational Hygiene, Mortuary Affairs in addition to providing catering support, fuel storage and distribution, equipment and recovery support and logistic subject matter experts drawn from 2 Operational Support Group.

With these capabilities, the Brigade activates strategic and operational Lines of Communications; mounting and deploying forces that deliver specialist logistic effects in support of joint expeditionary and enduring operations whilst providing robust support for both UK and overseas contingency operations.

Over and above deploying forces to enable and support world-wide operations, overseas training exercises and contingency operations, the Brigade operates both the Sea Mounting Centre at the military port of Marchwood and the Joint Air Mounting Centre at South Cerney; ensuring that the UK end of deployments are fully enabled and effective at all times.

104 Logistic Support Brigade has now adopted its new structure as laid down by Army 2020 and is comprised of the following units:

  • 104 Logistic Support Brigade Headquarters in South Cerney, UK.
  • 5 Force Support Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Bulford, UK.
  • 17 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps in Marchwood, UK.
  • 29 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps in South Cerney, UK.
  • 104 Battalion Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in Northampton, UK
  • 152 (North Irish) Regiment Royal Logistic Corps in Belfast, UK
  • 162 Regiment Royal Logistic Corps in Nottingham, UK.
  • 165 Royal Logistic Corps in Plymouth, UK.
  • 167 Catering Support Regiment Royal Logistic Corps in Grantham, UK.
  • 2 Operational Support Group Royal Logistic Corps in Grantham, UK.

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