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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. 
We have been informed that we will be getting an invite off the battery in the near future, this will help us forge  a stronger bond that we need to keep us a successful OCA, and we look forward to seeing more of the members at our next reunion in 2014. This will be the 20th anniversary of the founding of the OCA, and we are looking for a really good turnout that weekend. Just to update those of you who do not use the message forum, Sqn Ldr Ortyl has left the battery and Sqn Ldr Mark Hinde has replaced him as BC. He will giving us an update on the battery and the progress with the new equipment.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

Ring out the Old Ring in the New

49 OCA marching off the esplanade at Edinburgh Castle
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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2014 Reunion
7th & 8th November

Please Note: If you have served with 49 (Inkerman)Battery and would like to attend this years reunion, please use the contact us page on this site. We are looking for more golfers to play in the reunion golf competion, visit the S. E. G. S page and find out about it.