RAF Armourer History

RAF Armourers currently maintain and manage weapons and explosives used by the RAF. These include aircraft bombs, smart weapons, missiles, ammunition and individual weapons carried by personnel.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Arm aircraft with bombs, guided weapons, missiles and loading aircraft guns
  • Maintain and repair ejection seats, aircraft gun systems and missile launchers
  • Service and issue rifles, pistols, machine guns and heavier weapons like the mortars used by the RAF Regiment

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