The Royal Logistic Corps


Supporting, enabling and sustaining the British Army

The Royal Logistic Corps (RLC) are the Army’s professional logisticians who keep the Field Army marching, its helicopters flying, its vehicles moving and its tanks and guns firing, by supplying it with everything it needs, wherever it is deployed throughout the world.


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


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.

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RLC Global Presence

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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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RLC Corporal wins European Jiu-jitsu Gold

Corporal Leon Hinds (Royal Logistic Corps) has won Gold in the Brazilian Jiu-jitsu, Master 2, Super-heavyweight category at the IBJJF European Championships in Lisbon, Portugal.



The Army’s priority remains to protect the UK public in these unprecedented times. We are working hard to ensure we continue to be ready, resilient and responsive to all the challenges the coronavirus may bring. As the Army family, we are well disposed to support the nation in its time of need.

The RLC Sustainer

Spring Edition 2020

The Sustainer

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