Bob Judson

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Bob Judson
Allegiance United Kingdom
Service/branch Royal Air Force
Years of service 1980–2015
Rank Air Vice Marshal
Commands held Kandahar Airfield (2008)
RAF Coningsby (2004–06)
Battles/wars War in Afghanistan

Air Vice Marshal Robert W. "Bob" Judson is a retired senior Royal Air Force officer and was the first Station Commander of RAF Coningsby in the Eurofighter Typhoon-era.

Judson has been involved in many milestone events, personally piloting the 100th Typhoon off the production line to RAF Coningsby from the BAE Systems' Warton factory (Lancs) [1] and acting as overall formation leader for HM The Queen's 80th birthday flypast [2] of nearly 50 aircraft,[3] considered the largest flypast the Royal Air Force has produced in decades.

Promoted to air commodore on 1 July 2007,[4] Judson served as commander of Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan in 2008,[5] and stars in the Channel Five documentary Warzone, which looks into the life and operations of personnel stationed at the airfield.

Judson was appointed Director Targeting and Information Operations in the Ministry of Defence in November 2008.[6]

Since 2015, Judson is a Director in the Resilience and Crisis Management Team, part of Deloitte UK's Risk Advisory service line. [7]


  1. ^ 100th Typhoon arrives in style at RAF Coningsby Archived 15 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved 10 October 2006
  2. ^ Queen's Birthday Fly Past retrieved 2 January 2009
  3. ^ Royal Air Force Flypast marks Her Majesty's 80th Birthday Archived 14 January 2009 at the Wayback Machine. retrieved 19 June 2006
  4. ^ Royal Air Force Officer Promotions – 1 July 2007 retrieved 1 July 2007
  5. ^ Royal Air Force Air Rank Appointments List 04/08 retrieved 9 June 2008
  6. ^ Royal Air Force Air Rank Appointments List 2/08 retrieved 31 January 2008
  7. ^ "Bob Judson | Deloitte UK". Deloitte United Kingdom. Retrieved 2016-11-06. 
Military offices
Preceded by
Station Commander RAF Coningsby
Succeeded by
Stuart D Atha
Preceded by
Ashley Stevenson
Commander Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan
Succeeded by
A D Fryer
Preceded by
G A Wright
Director Targeting and Information Operations
Succeeded by