On 22nd of June 2012, 49 (Inkerman) Battery
was re-subordinated. A Gun Battery from
1779 to 1993, and then Headquarter Battery
from 1993 to 2012, and now an independent
battery with both RAF and RA troops in the
orbat. The equipment that they will be using
is called Land Enviroment Air Picture Provision
(LEAPP) which promises to deliver a significant
improvement to battlespace management for
the British Army, Leapp will operate SAAB
G-AMB radars to detect, track and identify
air contacts and produce a local air picture.
Group Photo of OCA and serving members of the battery with the OCA Flag.
The re-subordination of 49(Inkerman)Battery Royal Artillery with Sqn Ldr Ray Ortyl accepting the Battery Flag at the disbandment parade of 40th Regt RA. At Edinburgh Castle on June 22nd 2012