Welcome to RAF St Mawgan

RAF St Mawgan and DSTO
RAF St Mawgan Crest Stn Cdr - Homepage

Royal Air Force St Mawgan is the only RAF Station west of Oxfordshire and, as such, it is the hub of Royal Air Force activity in the SW. It parents some 3000 personnel throughout the region and, whilst its day-to-day population is small (circa 230 people), it trains some 5000 personnel from throughout Defence in survival training per year and, additionally, provides 100,000 bed-nights a year to regulars, reservists and cadets who come to the region to train. In addition, it accommodates circa 2000 soldiers of the 3-star Headquarters of the NATO Allied Rapid Reaction Corps for 6 months of the year; therefore, there are significant periods when the Station strength will be in the region of 2,500 people, many of whom will be from NATO nations.


Station Commander - Biography

Why are we here? Review our vision, and mission.

Station Motto: 'Vigila - Be watchful'.

Unofficial Motto: 'We teach the best to survive the worst'

Latest News

Support Battalion Soldiers Support school in St. Mawgan

ARRC Supports School

17 October 2014

Three soldiers from Sp Bn, HQ ARRC volunteered at St. Columb Major Academy to support the local community.

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Plymouth Raiders Visit RAF St Mawgan

Plymouth Raiders

19 September 2014

The British Basketball League’s Southwest club, Plymouth University Raiders visited RAF St Mawgan.

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Home of DSTO

Training to use night flares

Defence Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Extraction (SERE) Training Organisation ...

Who is Based Here?

Who is Based Here?

Find out who is actually based at this Station ...

Visiting Us

The main entrance at RAF St Mawgan

All you need to know with links to maps etc ...

Astra Cinema

Astra Cinema

Open to all Stn personnel and accompanying guests.

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