The Tactical recognition flash (TRF) is the official British military term for a coloured patch worn on the right arm of combat clothing by members of the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force. A TRF serves to quickly identify the regiment or corps of the wearer, in the absence of a cap badge.
RA TRFSew on or velcro options. The official embroidered patch - NOT woven.
Red, blue and yellow Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers flash
Mercian - Tactical Recognition Flash Sew-on and velcro.
SPS Tactical Recognition Flash These flashes are woven. The Staff and Personnel Support (SPS) Branch is a large part of the Adjutant General's Corps
Blue and white woven Royal Signals tactical recognition flash. Sew-on patch.
Rifles Tactical Recognition FlasThe patch is approx 60mm x 50mm including the 2mm black border.
MP Tactical Recognition Flash These flashes are woven and sew-on. Olive or Red
Tactical Recognition Flash. High quality badge with over locked stitching on the border.
Army Air Corps TRF woven patch with strong edging Sewn on
Royal Army Medical Corps TRF Embroidered patch with strong edging Sewn on Approx size 65 x 55m
Royal School of Artillery TRF woven patch with strong edging Sew on
RA TRF with RECCE Tree with a Velcro back.