No. 3 Control and Reporting Unit RAAF

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No. 3 Control and Reporting Unit
Active 1 November 1967
Branch RAAF
Role Air Defence
Part of 41 Wing
Garrison/HQ RAAF Base Williamtown
Motto(s) Unite

No. 3 Control and Reporting Unit (3CRU) is a Royal Australian Air Force surveillance unit. 3CRU is currently located at RAAF Base Williamtown near Newcastle, New South Wales and is primarily responsible for conducting surveillance of the air-sea gap between Australia and its northern neighbours. Operating from the Eastern Region Operations Centre, known commonly as East ROC, 3CRU is the premier ADGE unit. A detachment of 3CRU, 3CRU DET TDL, operates from the Northern Region Operations Centre (North ROC) at RAAF Base Tindal and is currently being upgraded to the AIR5333 project Vigilaire.