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Tactical Supply Wing Op GRITROCK LZDZ 2015

Tactical Supply Wing Op GRITROCK

On 22nd November 2014, six personnel from Tactical Supply Wing (TSW) deployed on Op GRITROCK. The TSW detachment flew from RAF Brize Norton on a C130 Hercules, stopping over night in Gran Canarias, before landing at Lungi Airport in Sierra […]



An air defence unit has taken its first shot at working within the British Army’s rapid reaction force. 12 (Minden) Air Assault Battery, 12 Regiment Royal Artillery has been on Salisbury Plain for Exercise Wessex Storm. The gunners deployed High […]


Supporting the Local Community, TSW Detachment to Kenya

Nanyuki in the province of Laikipia is currently home to the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK) HQ. Located at BATUK is 25 Flt AAC and within 25 Flt is the RAF Tactical Supply Wing (TSW) Detachment who is established […]


230 Squadron 16X Air Awareness Week

Air-Land intergration through enhanced understanding In the latest in a series of events, 230 Sqn hosted colleagues from 16 Air Assault Brigade (16X) on a bespoke Support Helicopter (SH) Awareness Course, during the first week of March. The aim of […]

847 NAS Lynx Fliers Complete Final Afghan Tour of Duty

It was an extremely emotional occasion for the families and friends of the servicemen and women of 847 NAS as they watched them march proudly into their hangar at their home base of RNAS Yeovilton after a four month tour […]

Merlin Redeployment Team Rewarded for their Efforts

Following four years on the frontline on OP HERRICK, the Merlin Mk3 aircraft finished flying in Afghanistan at the end of May 2013. Having flown over 18,000 hours, moved more than 7,900 tonnes of kit and stores and transported over […]

New Standard for 33 Squadron (Heritage)

RAF Benson’s Honorary Air Marshal, HRH Prince Michael of Kent, was the Reviewing Officer at the Consecration of the new 33 Sqn Standard during a full formal parade by Squadron personnel. The Consecration of the replacement Standard took place at […]

D-Day Veteran Enthrals Cadets (Heritage)

Cadets taking part in annual Cadet Camps at RAF Benson were treated to a rare opportunity to speak to a D-Day veteran when Sgt (Retd) Bernard ‘Taffy’ Morgan gave them an insight into his time in the RAF. Edinburgh Academy […]

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