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Station Commander RAFLossiemouth:

Group Captain PaulGodfrey, OBE MA RAF

RAF Lossiemouth MissionStatement:

Sustain QRA(I)N anddeliver global operations

RAF Lossiemouth hasentered another significant period of its history. The Station remains animportant fast jet main operating base within the Royal Air Force providingprotection of UK skies.

During the summer of 2014two Typhoon squadrons, 6 Squadron and 1 (Fighter) Squadron, relocated to RAFLossiemouth. The Station’s third Typhoon squadron, II(Army Co-operation)Squadron relocated from RAF Marham in early 2015. As part of the changes, theStation assumed Quick Reaction Alert (Interceptor) North (QRA(I)N) duties fromSeptember 2014. RAF Lossiemouth is now primarily responsible for maintainingQRA(I)N - providing crews and aircraft at high states of readiness 24 hours aday, 365 days a year, to police UK airspace and to intercept unidentifiedaircraft.

Additional units at RAFLossiemouth include No 5 Force Protection Wing of the RAF Regiment. 5 ForceProtection Wing includes a regular field squadron, 51 Squadron RAF Regiment,and a reserve squadron, 2622 Squadron of the Royal Auxiliary Air Force Regiment

 

Latest News

XV(RESERVE) SQUADRON’S STANDARD LAID UP AT RAF COLLEGE CRANWELL

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29 June 2017

Following the formal disbandment of XV(Reserve) Squadron at RAF Lossiemouth on Friday 31 March 2017 the Squadron’s standard was officially laid up in the College Hall Officers’ Mess at RAF College (RAFC) Cranwell recently.

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RAF LOSSIEMOUTH’S ADULT LEARNER DAY

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29 June 2017

RAF Lossiemouth held its annual Adult Learners‘ Day recently, inviting training and education organisations from across the region and the UK to the RAF base.

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