Aerospace Operational Support Group RAAF

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Aerospace Operational Support Group
Active 2003–2016
Branch  Royal Australian Air Force
Part of Air Command
Garrison/HQ RAAF Base Edinburgh
Motto(s) Inform to Fight
Air Commodore Stephen Osborne

The Aerospace Operational Support Group was a support group of the Australian Defence Force based at RAAF Base Edinburgh. It was disbanded in 2016, and reformed as the Air Warfare Centre.[1]

AOSG provided integrated, deployable operational support to Air Force, Army Aviation and some Navy combat elements to ensure platform and crew survivability, battle worthiness and mission effectiveness. AOSG delivered information, protection, confidence and assurance to ADF aviation and EW capable Navy platforms and crew from acquisition, through transition into service and full operational capability with the operating Wing or unit.[2]


Information Warfare Wing (TU 646.7.1)
JEWOSU Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit
RAAF AIS RAAF Aeronautical Information Service
87SQN No. 87 Squadron – Air Intelligence
462SQN No. 462 Squadron – information security
Development and Test Wing
ARDU Aircraft Research and Development Unit
ASE SQN Aerospace Systems Engineering Squadron
ASCENG SQN Aircraft Stores Compatibility Engineering Squadron
AVMED Institute of Aviation Medicine
Woomera Test Range (TU 646.7.3)
HQWTR Headquarters Woomera Test Range (HQWTR)
WTROPS WTR Range Operations Branch
WRA RAAF Woomera Airfield
WPA Woomera Prohibited Area
WTRENG WTR Range Engineering Branch


  1. ^ "RAAF’s AOSG becomes Air Warfare Centre". Australian Aviation. 7 March 2016. Retrieved 8 March 2016. 
  2. ^ Australian Strategic Policy Institute. "Australian Defence Almanac 2010–2011" (PDF). Retrieved 15 March 2014. 

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