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Last modified: 18 Dec 2016, submitted by: Joker

Country: United Kingdom    Region: Rutland

Latitude: 52° 43' 59" N     Longitude: -1° 22' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


Former RAF Cottesmore (see RAF Cottesmore for RAF historical info). Transferred to Army in 2012 and renamed Kendrew Barracks and hosting:
- 2 Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment (Poachers) a light mechanised battalion under Army 2020 structure part of the Adaptable Forces. 2 RAR will be moving to Cyprus in 2017 as a high readiness unit to deploy anywhere if required.
- In 2017, 2 Battalion PWRR will return to the UK at Cottesmore, where they will rerole into a Light Mechanised Infantry Battalion, able to operate across a spectrum of tasks with a wide ranging fleet of modern vehicles, including Foxhound, Husky and R-WMIK 2
- Reaction Forces / 101 Logistic Bde / 5 Force Support Batn REME(force support)
- Adaptable Forces / 102 Log Bde / 7 Regt RLC (force log regt)

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