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1st (United Kingdom) Armoured Division Headquarters and Signal Regiment

1 (UK) ADSR, 4th, 7th and 20th Armoured Brigade Signal Squadrons provide the command support functions for the Divisional and Brigade headquarters.

Communications are also provided for the Supporting Arms, including the Royal Artillery, Royal Engineers and Army Air Corps.

Role of the Regiment

The Division has existed in the British Army since 1809 when the Duke of Wellington formed it, in Portugal, from two British brigades and one Hanoverian brigade of the King's German Legion.

The Regiment's role is to provide communication, information systems and life support to Headquarters 1 (UK) Armd Div. The Regiment fulfils its role by being split into four Squadrons; Two Armoured Headquarters Squadrons, a Trunk Squadron and a Headquarters Squadron.

201 Sig Sqn Mission

Conduct all necessary recuperation, HFT and MST on ISAF and national CIS in order to deploy as HQ RC(x) Sig Sqn and KBL ICS Tp.

In 2010 1 (UK) Armoured Division Signal Regiment became a Campaign Signal Regiment.

201 Signal Squadron currently holds Bowman Equipment.


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