No. 92 Wing RAAF

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No. 92 Wing RAAF
An AP-3C Orion
An AP-3C Orion
Active 1977
Branch RAAF
Role Long-range surveillance, anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, search and survivor supply
Part of Surveillance & Response Group
Garrison/HQ RAAF Base Edinburgh
Motto Watch and Ward
Aircraft AP-3C Orion
IAI Heron

No. 92 Wing is the maritime patrol wing of the Royal Australian Air Force. It is headquartered at RAAF Base Edinburgh. It is part of the Surveillance and Response Group, and consists of No. 10 Squadron, No. 11 Squadron and No. 292 Squadron. The wing also has a permanent detachment at RMAF Base Butterworth in Malaysia. It operates AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft in roles including anti-submarine- and anti-surface surveillance and warfare for which the aircraft are equipped with torpedoes and Harpoon anti shipping missiles. It is also responsible for long range intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and maritime attack missions and search and survivor supply missions.[1]

In April 2013, No. 5 Flight was transferred from Air Combat Group's No. 82 Wing to No. 92 Wing.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Surveillance and Response Group". Royal Australian Air Force. Retrieved 18 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "SRG new home for Heron". Air Force, Vol. 55, No. 8: pp. 2, 7. 9 May 2013. Retrieved 6 May 2013.