It was reformed in 2002 with the creation of 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault) and has deployed on operations in
A reorganisation of Woodbridge-based 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault) as part of the Army 2020 reforms has seen 12 (
The troops deployed from March to September 2013 to run a resources cell in
Major General Richard Davis CBE, Director General Army Recruiting and Training, presented the campaign medals before 12 Sqn marched off the parade square and into history.
12 Sqn’s specialist capabilities - reconnaissance, resourcing and bridging – will be retained and shared between 9 and 51 Parachute Squadrons, providing two larger and self-sufficient squadrons to deploy on contingency operations. Most of its troops will move to other roles within 23 Engineer Regiment (Air Assault) and some will be posted to other units, while the regiment is gradually reducing in size by approximately 130 personnel.
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