20 Squadron provides training and support on Operations, in air picture and Tactical Control of air assets Air Command and Control. It falls under Air Surveillance and Control System (ASACS) within the Battlespace Management Force.
The Squadron operates in 3 Flights:
- A Flight - provides Combat Ready training for ASACS, the Command and Control Qualified Warfare Instructor Course, and Joint Service courses.
- B Flight - provides practical operational conversion training for all ASACS roles.
- C Flight - runs the ASACS simulator and is responsible for maintaining training standards.
The Squadron has operated mainly in India, the Far East and Germany, flying aircraft including the FE2D, Lysander, Hurricane, Hunter, Jaguar, Tornado and Harrier.
You can read more about Tactical Air Command and Control, and Air Battle Management.