1 Squadron RAF Regiment falls under 7 Force Protection Wing. They aim to provide a highly-trained Active Defence Squadron that is employable across a wide spectrum of threat environments in order to enable UK Air and Space Power.
The Squadron specialises in operating with wheeled Armoured Vehicles such as Jackal, Foxhound. They are highly trained in dismounted close combat, Ground Extraction Force, Close Quarter Battle and Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear operating environments.
The Squadron comprises of nearly 170 personnel including RAF Police, Mechanics, Chefs, Clerks and Paramedics, with regular training exercises across the UK and overseas in support of RAF Operations.