Force Protection

Force Protection

The RAF Regiment are the RAF's ground fighting element; force protection specialists who fight to control the ground to ensure control of the air. World leaders in 'air-minded' infantry tactics, the RAF Regiment operates both at home and overseas to ensure the safety of RAF aircraft and personnel in potentially hostile environments.

As a member of the RAF Regiment, you will have access to a variety of career paths. You will have the option to specialise in specialist weapons including mortars, machine guns or as a sniper and learn to drive a variety of vehicles from Land Rovers up to Armoured vehicles. You may also provide force protection training to the wider Air Force or train as a paratrooper or Forward Air Controller.

You will have opportunities that no other employer can hope to match, from worldwide travel to lifelong friendships. Receive the very best training and get paid to learn whilst performing an important role in the RAF.

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Do you want to work on the front line defending the Royal Air Force around the world? Does the idea of training and operating as a specialist close combat airman excite you? Then you could be a Regiment Gunner in the Royal Air Force; expert in ground combat tactics, weapons, field craft and force protection. As a Royal Air Force Regiment Gunner, you’ll perform a pivotal role: providing combat support to deployed  air operations anywhere in the world – fighting on the ground to ensure...

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