Welcome to RAF Brize Norton

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The RAF Brize Norton Station Commander Group Captain Support

Welcome to RAF Brize Norton from

The Station Commander: Group Captain Simon S Edwards MA RAF

Head of Establishment: Group Captain Suzanne N Perkins MA FCMI RAF

Station Badge: Depicts a knight’s helmet in front of a castle gateway to symbolize the Gateway to Operations.

Station Motto: “Transire Confidenter” – Move with confidence

Our mission is: 'Deliver Together Safely'

RAF Brize Norton is the largest station in the Royal Air Force with approximately 5800 Service Personnel, 1200 contractors and 300 Civilian staff members. The Station is home to the RAF's Strategic and Tactical Air Transport (AT) and Air-to-Air Refuelling (AAR) forces, as well as host to many lodger and reserve units. With its mixed fleet of aircraft, RAF Brize Norton provides rapid global mobility in support of UK overseas operations and exercises, as well as AAR support for fast jet aircraft both on operations and in support of UK Homeland Defence.

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Latest News

Defence Awarding Organisation Approved Centre Status for Number 501 Squadron RAuxAF

Number 501 Squadron’s Flight Sergeant Training Support, Axel Foley, accepts the Approved Centre plaque from Derek McConnachie of the DAO

17 June 2015

Defence Awarding Organisation Approved Centre Status for Number 501 Squadron (County of Gloucester) Royal Auxiliary Air Force...

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RAF Hercules Returns From Earthquake Hit Nepal

RAF Hercules and support personnel return from humanitarian aid mission in Nepal

03 June 2015

A Royal Air Force C-130J Hercules aircraft, sent to assist the people of Nepal, who were affected by a devastating earthquake, has returned to RAF Brize Norton after completing a successful humanitarian aid mission...

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Information regarding the repatriation of British Armed forces personnel killed in service.

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