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HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

10 June 1921 - 9 April 2021

It is with the utmost sadness that we learned of the death of His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh. His Royal Highness was hugely significant in the Armed Forces having served operationally himself for many years, and he was respected by all who served alongside him and after him. He was made Field Marshal of the British Army in 1953, a rank he held until his death, and he enjoyed strong lifelong connections with many British and Commonwealth services, regiments and corps. His loss is deeply felt and our thoughts are with Her Majesty The Queen and the Royal Family.

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The Royal Logistic Corps

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OUR MISSION
The Royal Logistic Corps sustains Army and wider Defence activity, at home and overseas, as a core component of a global, integrated logistic enterprise.

We are the Army’s professional logisticians keeping the Field Army marching, its helicopters flying, its vehicles moving and its tanks and guns firing. We enable its deployment and supply it with everything it needs, wherever it operates, throughout the world.

equipment

Demountable Rack Offload and Pickup System

Two Loads DROPS has the ability to tow a long-wheelbase trailer which allows it to carry two loads using one driver

Logistic vehicles

Logistic Support Vehicles

Mobility The SV fleet provides far greater mobility than previous generation cargo vehicles

Logistic vehicles

Heavy Equipment Transporters

Load Capacity Heavy Equipment Transporters are capable of carrying 70-tonne main battle tanks

Logistic vehicles

Quad Bike

Speed The ATV's alone can reach speeds of up to 75kph

Logistic vehicles

Mexeflote

Capability The Mexeflote is capable of transferring a cargo of vehicles and equipment up to 198 tonnes

Assault boats and landing craft

Close Support Tanker

Armour It has deployed on operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and can be fitted with enhanced blast-proof armour for driver and crew protection.

Logistic vehicles

RLC Global Presence

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Locations

The RLC supports and sustains the Army by land, sea and air. We are everywhere, always. At the forward edge of every conflict with vital supplies. At the heart of humanitarian disaster with essential aid. Working with the security forces to protecting the nation; meeting every challenge.

Unique to the RLC, 40 percent of the Corps works within the other corps, regiments and formation headquarters that make up the Army. This offers our people unrivalled opportunities to gain experience, travel and further their careers.

The Royal Logistic Corps

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New logistic Support contract will save millions for British Army

Defence Digital has announced the signing of a five year, £150m Logistics Support Contract (LSC) with Babcock International Group.

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Army chefs go in to battle

A splash of pride and sprinkling of rivalry was on the menu for Army chefs when they competed in a culinary competition.

The Sustainer

Spring Edition 2021

Sustainer spring 2021

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