Wyton Gate Guardian

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RAF Wyton is a Joint Forces Command station and its main role is as Headquarters Joint Forces Intelligence Group (JFIG). JFIG units at RAF Wyton include:

JFIG Command Group
RAF Wyton HQ
Defence Intelligence Fusion Centre (DIFC)
Joint Intelligence Operations Centre
42 Engineer Regiment (Geographic): 13,14 and 16 Squadrons

It also provides support and accommodation to various Lodger Units (LUs), including:

Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Defence Security Assurance Services
Defence Intelligence Estates Rationalisation Team (PRIDE)
Cambridge University Air Squadron
University of London Air Squadron
No 5 Air Experience Flight
Wyton Area Voluntary Band (WAVB)

While there is no longer any operational flying on the Station, RAF Wyton is home to a number of flying training units. These include: University of London Air Squadron (ULAS), Cambridge University Air Squadron (CUAS) and No 5 Air Experience Flight (No 5 AEF). They are part of No 3 Elementary Flying Training School who provide basic flying training at Wyton, using the Grob Tutor aircraft.

On 25th March 2013 the Ministry of Defence announced that all flying at RAF Wyton would cease. 57(R) Squadron relocated to RAF Cranwell on 6th October 2014 and the University Air Squadrons are expected to move to RAF Wittering by spring 2015.

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