RM Condor

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RM Condor
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Summary
Airport type Military
Operator Royal Marines
Location Arbroath, Angus, Scotland
Built 1971
In use 1971-Present
Elevation AMSL 161 ft / 49 m
Coordinates 56°34′56″N 002°37′31″W / 56.58222°N 2.62528°W / 56.58222; -2.62528
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RM Condor is located in Angus
RM Condor
RM Condor
Location in Angus
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RM Condor is a large Royal Marines base located near Arbroath in East Angus, Scotland. The base has been home to 45 Commando, which is part of 3 Commando Brigade, since 1971, although it was first constructed as a Fleet Air Arm base in 1938, when it was known as RNAS Arbroath (HMS Condor). The base also houses 7 (Sphinx) Battery Royal Artillery, part of 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery.

History[edit]

The site is the former RNAS Arbroath (HMS Condor).

Based units[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "RM Condor". Gazetteer for Scotland. Retrieved 2 February 2009. 

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