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 Timothy T Jones BSc(Hons) MA RAF

Head of Establishment: Group Captain David J Tozer 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: 'To Deliver Excellence in Rapid, Global, Air Mobility in Support of Deployed Operations and Exercises'

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

Awards Honour the Best of RAF Brize Norton

Awards Honour the Best of RAF Brize Norton

23 October 2016

The fourth annual Bravos Award ceremony took place last Friday, celebrating the people who work for and support RAF Brize Norton. The event took place in the Officers’ Mess and was hosted by the Station Commander, Group Captain Tim Jones, Head of Establishment, Group Captain David Tozer, and the Master of Ceremonies was Flight Lieutenant Graham Thorne...

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UK Coastguard Successfully Coordinates Long Range Rescue Mission of Injured Seafarer

UK Coastguard successfully co-ordinates long range rescue mission of injured seafarer

19 October 2016

The UK Coastguard search and rescue helicopter based at Stornoway rescued an unwell crewman from a vessel which was a massive 180 miles offshore. The long range mission, launched after the Spanish Coast Guard asked for help to bring the crewman to shore, needed the extra communications and safety support of a Hercules C-130 aircraft from RAF Brize Norton...

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

Major Accident and Emergency Instructions

Major Accident Emergency Instruction leaflet

In a major emergency involving RAF Brize Norton, if you are not involved in the incident, but are close by or...

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Passenger Information

Passenger Information

Information for passengers travelling from RAF Brize Norton.



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Royal Air Force Falcons Parachute Display Team

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