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:

RAF Wyton HQ
Defence Geospatial Intelligence Fusion Centre (DGIFC)
HQ Defence HUMINT Organisation (HQ DHO)
14 Squadron, 42 Engineer Regiment (Geographic)
13 & 16 Squadron, 42 Engineer Regiment (Geographic) (arriving Summer 2014)

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

Defence Security Assurance Services
Defence Infrastructure Organisation
Defence Intelligence Estates Rationalisation Team (PRIDE)
57(R) Squadron, No 3 Elementary Flying Training School
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: 57(R) Squadron, No 3 Elementary Flying Training School who provide basic flying training at Wyton for trainee pilots of the RAF, using the Grob Tutor aircraft. The aircraft are also used by the University of London Air Squadron and Cambridge University Air Squadron to provide basic flying instruction and air experience to University Cadets, and by No 5 Air Experience Flight for air experience flying of Air Training Corps cadets.

On 25th March 2013 the Ministry of Defence announced that all flying at RAF Wyton would cease. 57(R) Squadron will relocate to RAF Cranwell during August 2014 and the University Air Squadrons are expected to move to RAF Wittering by summer 2015.

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