RAAF Base Edinburgh

Royal Australian Air Force's Base Edinburgh is 25kms north of Adelaide. It is primarily home to No 92 Wing's AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft that conduct surveillance operations throughout Australia's airspace, and Aerospace Operational Support Group Headquarters.

  • No 92 Wing - maritime operations
    • No 10 Squadron - AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft
    • No 11 Squadron - AP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft
  • Aerospace Operational Support Group
    • Information Warfare Wing is responsible for supervision, activity coordination and tasking of the following units:
      • Joint Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit (JEWOSU) provides electronic warfare support to the Navy, Army and Air Force. The unit also provides subject matter advice to the Defence Materiel Organisation (DMO) and Defence Intelligence Group.
      • RAAF Aeronautical Information Service (RAAF AIS) provides the ADF with tailored, accurate and current aeronautical information in both printed and electronic formats to support air operations. RAAF AIS is located in Melbourne.
      • No 87 Squadron produces timely and precise Air Force intelligence and combat targeting products and expertise to the operational and tactical levels of the Air Force.
      • No 460 Squadron produce accurate and timely geospatial intelligence and precision target intelligence for Defence and National interests. 460 Squadron is located in Canberra.
      • No 462 Squadron seeks to exploit, and protect against exploitation of the information domain and supports operational commanders in providing a secure information environment to support air operations.
    • Development and Test Wing delivers comprehensive, timely and integrated information to enhance war fighting performance. It is responsible for the supervision, planning, project management, tasking and co-ordination of activities delivered by the following units:
      • Aircraft Research and Development Unit (ARDU) plans, conducts and analyses the results of ground and flight tests of existing and new Army and Air Force aircraft.
      • Aerospace Systems Engineering Squadron (ASESQN) designs and develops non-standard modifications, special test equipment and facilities, and telemetry functions to support flight tests.
      • Aircraft Stores Compatibility Engineering Squadron (ASCENG) is the ADF design authority for aircraft/stores compatibility and air weapons engineering.
      • Institute of Aviation Medicine (AVMED) ensures the effectiveness and safety of ADF air operations by conducting research and training ADF aircrew to understand and manage the physiological challenges of flight.
    • Woomera Test Range provides instrumented test and evaluation range support services to the ADF and the broader Defence community (both Australian and allied).
  • No 453 Squadron Edinburgh Flight - air traffic control
  • No 24 (City of Adelaide) Squadron - combat support
  • No 87 Squadron - intelligence
  • No 292 Squadron - sensor operator training
  • No 3 Security Force Squadron
  • No 1 Radar Surveillance Unit - Jindalee Operational Radar Network
  • No 1 Expeditionary Health Squadron Detachment Edinburgh

Australia’s Department of Defence has commenced the Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process for its F-35A Lightning II aircraft (commonly known as the Joint Strike Fighter). More information about how to be involved and have your say is available at www.f35evolution.com.au or contact 1800 830 205

To view major training exercises and flying activities see www.airforce.gov.au/flyingoperations