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RAF Brize Norton | Excellence in Rapid Global Mobility

Brize Norton

RAF Brize Norton | Excellence in Rapid Global Mobility

Information

RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire is the largest Station in the RAF and has approximately 6,000 service personnel and 1,400 MOD civil servants and contractors. It is the home of the Air Mobility Squadrons and is the ‘gateway to operations’, as the main airport used for deploying UK troops Worldwide.

Flying squadrons

  • 99 Squadron | Boeing C-17 Globemaster III.
  • 10 Squadron | Airbus Voyager K2/K3 (Airbus A330)
  • 101 Squadron | Airbus Voyager K2/K3 (Airbus A330)
  • XXIV Squadron | Hercules C4/C5 (Lockheed C-130J) & Atlas C1 (Airbus A400M)
  • 30 Squadron | Hercules C4/C5 (Lockheed C-130J)
  • 47 Squadron | Hercules C3 (Lockheed C-130K)
  • 206 Squadron ('B' flight) | Hercules C4/C5 & Atlas C1 test and evaluation unit

Wings

The station is organised into 4 wings ; Base Support Wing, Airport of Embarkation, Forward Support and Operations. The service and civilian personnel who work in these 4 wings carry out all the jobs that support the Station, its people, its flying squadrons and other units, and the units who lodge at RAF Brize Norton, so we can achieve the Station's mission.

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