Ayios Nikolaos Station
Ayios Nikolaos Station (also spelled Agios Nikolaos; Greek: Άγιος Νικόλαος) is a British Army station and part of in the British Sovereign Base Area of Dhekelia in Cyprus. It is a former village (Ayios Nikolaos, SBA) connected by a road to the main area of the Dhekelia Garrison. The Joint Service Signal Unit (JSSU), formerly 9 Signal Regiment (2 Wireless Regiment pre-1959) and the Royal Air Force's 33 Signals Unit, is based at Ayios Nikolaos. This unit is a British Armed Forces run Static Communications station.
The Joint Service Signal Unit (Cyprus) (JSSU(Cyp)) was formed on 1 April 1999 as a result of the amalgamation of the Joint Service Signal Unit (Ayios Nikolaos) and elements of 33 Signals Unit RAF. It is a three-squadron organisation, commanded by a Royal Signals Lieutenant Colonel, with a number of Royal Air Force and civilian contractors attached. JSSU is a static communications organisation maintaining secure links from Cyprus to the rest of the world.Ayios Nikolaos or Agios Nikolaos is a very common place name in Greece and Cyprus; it is Greek for "Saint Nicholas".
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