RRH Buchan

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RRH Buchan
Ensign of the Royal Air Force.svg
Near Boddam, Aberdeenshire in Scotland
RRH Buchan is located in Aberdeen
RRH Buchan
RRH Buchan
Shown within Aberdeenshire
Coordinates 57°27′30″N 001°48′43″W / 57.45833°N 1.81194°W / 57.45833; -1.81194Coordinates: 57°27′30″N 001°48′43″W / 57.45833°N 1.81194°W / 57.45833; -1.81194
Type Remote Radar Head - Type 92
(Air Defence Solid State Radar)
Site information
Owner Ministry of Defence
Operator Royal Air Force
Maximum range 400 km
Site history
Built 2004 (2004)
In use 2004-Present

RRH Buchan is a Remote Radar Head operated by the Royal Air Force.

History[edit]

Main article: RAF Buchan

Current use[edit]

RRH Buchan was formed on 1 Sept 2004 following the closure of RAF Buchan. The site is under the control the Detachment Commander (DetCo) and is responsible for the operational 24/7 availability of its radar, a Type 92 long range surveillance radar which inputs into the UK Air Surveillance And Control System (ASACS).

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