The Royal Logistic Corps

9 Regiment RLC

THEATRE ENABLEMENT SPECIALISTS

9 Regiment RLC is based in Hullavington, near Chippenham. We are a logistic regiment holding a diverse range of capabilities. We are at high-readiness to deploy anywhere in the world as enablers for the wider armed forces.

How we are organised

The Regiment is made up of four squadrons:

  • 90 Headquarters Squadron
  • 66 Fuel and General Transport Squadron
  • 84 Medical Supply Squadron
  • 94 Supply Squadron QOGLR.

23 Apr 20 marked the formal reformation of 95 Supply Sqn RLC as 94 Supply Sqn QOGLR. 94 Sqn continues as the Theatre Enabling Group-aligned Supply Sqn within 104 Log Sp Bde, providing supply chain accountability and visibility at high readiness, but will now be under a Gurkha manning profile.

9 Regiment RLC is paired with 152 Regiment RLC and 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC. Both are Army Reserve units.

What we do

As part of the Theatre Enabling Group, the Regiment facilitates entry into any theatre of operations by:

  • Providing distribution and transport
  • Fuel storage and distribution
  • Supply – Provision, receipt, issue, storage and maintenance of essential commodities
  • Providing a Sustainment Fusion Cell, which locally procures supplies and services while on operations
  • Medical Supply – We are specialists in medical supply chain management.

Who does it

Our soldiers come from a wide range of backgrounds and fulfil a variety of roles. Trained as soldiers first, they develop a wide range of specialist skills through their individual trades; most of which are directly transferable into the civilian workplace. We train people for the following careers:

How we do it

9 Regiment RLC operates a wide variety of vehicles and equipment. These include:

  • Combat Support Tankers for movement of fuel
  • Various HGV (support vehicle) platforms
  • Rough terrain forklifts
  • Deployable bulk fuel storage sites
  • An array of field and medical storage equipment and logistic information systems.
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Lance Corporal Fern Davies - Logistic Supply Specialist

LCpl Davies has had an amazing career already. On promotion to LCpl, she became responsible for a small medical supply team and deployed to Oman on a large scale multi-national exercise. "As soon as I got there, I just threw myself into it. We were actually supplying a hospital with real life kit for real life injuries. The medics couldn't do their job without us."

Outside of her trade, LCpl Davies has also been able to pursue her international netball career. "I had absolutely no idea that I could play netball in the Army. I thought my netball career was over. But within 10 months of joining the Army,  I got my first senior cap for Wales. It was a dream come true. I feel quite valued as a soldier.  I've become the most confident, resilient, disciplined and the happiest I've ever been. It really has pushed me to become who I am today."

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Sporting opportunities

Sport is a big part of Army and 9 Regiment RLC life.

Although the Regiment is renowned for its rugby team, which has recently won the Army Cup, success has been widespread. There is a vast variety of sports available including: motorcycle enduro, skiing, football, mountain-biking, boxing, sky-diving, clay-pigeon shooting, basketball and netball; to name just a few.  

Within the Regiment, there are athletes who have represented their countries at the Commonwealth games, playing alongside keen amateurs. The only stipulation is an understanding, that sport should be for all.

9 Regiment RLC Equipment

Logistic Support Vehicles

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

Logistic vehicles

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

General Purpose Machine Gun

GPMG The general purpose machine gun (GPMG) can be used as a light weapon and in a sustained fire role.

Small arms and support weapons

104 Logistic Support Brigade - Unit Onboarding

New or returning to a 104 Brigade unit?

Service Personnel should click the link to the 104 Brigade's Defence Connect landing page for pre-arrival information.

By clicking the link you will be taken to the Defence Gateway. You will be required to login to access the site.

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