The Royal Australian Armoured Corps (RAAC) is a corps of the Australian Army. The corps was formed on 9 July 1941 as the Australian Armoured Corps to provide personnel to use Armoured Fighting Vehicles. The corps has its origins in the Australian Tank Corps, which was formed in 1928. The RAAC is the senior arms corps within the army and was granted the Royal prefix in 1948. Units of the RAAC have included tank, reconnaissance and armoured personnel-carrier regiments.
1st Armoured Regiment – Armoured / Reconnaissance
2nd Cavalry Regiment – Armoured / Reconnaissance
2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry) – Armoured / Reconnaissance
B Squadron, 3rd/4th Cavalry Regiment – Training Support within School of Armour
School of Armour – Training Regiment
1st/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers – Light cavalry / Reconnaissance
3rd/9th Light Horse (South Australia Mounted Rifles) – Light cavalry / Reconnaissance
4th/19th Prince of Wales’s Light Horse – Light cavalry / Reconnaissance
A Squadron, 10th Light Horse Regiment – Light cavalry / Reconnaissance
12th/16th Hunter River Lancers – Light cavalry / Reconnaissance / Protected mobility
The RAAC is primarily equipped with five types of vehicle:
M1A1 Abrams – the Abrams is Australia’s main battle tank (MBT), and equips the 1st Armoured and 2nd Cavalry Regiments.
ASLAV – the ASLAV is a variant of the LAV 25 vehicle designed specifically for the Australian Army, and is used in the armoured reconnaissance role with the 1st Armoured, 2nd Cavalry and 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiments.
M113AS4 – the M113AS4 is an upgraded M113 armoured personnel carrier and equips the 1st Armoured, 2nd Cavalry and 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiments.
Bushmaster PMV – the Bushmaster is used to provide protected lift by the light cavalry regiments.
Land Rover Perentie – 4×4 and 6×6 versions of the Land Rover are used in the reconnaissance role by the light cavalry regiments.
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