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CFB Bagotville

Last modified: 20 Mar 2020
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Country: Canada    Region: Quebec

Locale: Saguenay

Latitude: 48° 20' 2" N     Longitude: -71° 0' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active

   
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4820'2"N 7058'57"W CFB Bagotville, was operating the former Voodoo - Genie air defence system (1961-1986) consisting of McDonnell F-101B Voodoo supersonic interceptors armed with 4x AIM-4 Falcon http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/61/AIM-4A_and_AIM-4G_missile_line_drawings.jpg or
2x nuclear AIR-2 Genie http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a5/AIR-2A_Genie_2.jpg missiles internal carried..

Current homebase of:
- CAF 2 WIng Hq (air expeditionary wing) able to rapidly deploy worldwide as a self-contained unit with
-- 2 Air Component Coordination Unit (2 ACCU);
-- 2 Expeditionary Readiness Centre (2 ERC)
-- 2 Air Expeditionary Sq (2 AES)
-- 2 Mission Suppt Sq

- CAF 3 Wing providing multi-role combat and (C)SAR forces with
-- 425 and 433 Tactical Fighter Squadrons operating CF-188 Hornet
-- 439 Combat Suppt Sq operating CH-146 Griffon
-- 3 Air Maintenance Sq
-- 12 Radar Sq operating TPS-70 deployable radar (dislocated) at Lac Castor
-- 3 Wing Air Reserve Flt

Dislocated units:
-- Forward Operating Location Iqaluit
-- 414 Electronic Warfare Support Sq

Photos
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/f/fc/CF-188A_BANKING.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4a/CH-146_Griffon_Helicopter.jpg
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e7/AN_TPS70_V_i_PVO_VS.jpg

CAF http://www.forces.gc.ca/en/index.page

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