• 135 Geo Sqn RE

679 (Duke of Connaught) Sqn AAC


Our primary role within 679 Squadron is to be ground crew specialists for AH-64 Apache helicopter.  As ground crew specialists personnel are predominantly involved with the upload/download ammunition and refuel the aircraft.  However, they provide a full array of logistic support including; movement of fuel and ammunition, recognisance of landing sites and ground to air radio communications.  And also providing protection for the Forward Arming and Refuelling Points ensuring the security of all on site.
As a secondary role 679 Squadron provide helicopter handing teams in support of Joint Helicopter Command and individual battle groups on exercise and operations.  These small teams of AAC soldiers provide onsite helicopter expertise and coordinate the movement of personnel and equipment on any helicopter related task.


Our current training schedule is every Tuesday evening from 19:30hrs – 21:30hrs, with one or two training weekends a month.

Army Reserve Centre 
Peronne Close
Hillsea
Portsmouth
PO3 5LG
Tel: 02392 675833
Email: 6AAC-679-RRMT1@mod.uk
 
Army Reserve Centre
Army Aviation Centre
Middle Wallop
Stockbridge
SO20 8DY
 
Tel: 01264 784285
Email: 6AAC-679-RRMT2@mod.uk