135 Geographic Squadron RE
Geographic Squadron Royal Engineers is the only unit in the Army Reserve to support 42 Engineer Regiment (Geographic). As a Royal Engineer Squadron, it serves as the 4th sub-unit within the Regiment, providing geographic support to defence - such as surveying and terrain analysis, the production of maps and geographic products, and the distribution of these.
The squadron offers a range of roles:
Survey and terrain analysis. The collection, collation, manipulation and production of data, and advice to senior commanders on the effects of the terrain on operations. Production of geographic products. The creation, production and reproduction of geographic mapping products in an operational environment. Geographic Information Dissemination (GID). The distribution of geographic products to the Field Army, and the establishment of a re-supply logistical chain in the field.