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SAM / RAF West Raynham

Last modified: 25 Jul 2019, submitted by: Joker
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Country: United Kingdom    Region: Norfolk

Latitude: 52° 47' 7" N     Longitude: 0° 44' 39" E

Area use / Military Branches: Closed

   
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Former RAF West Raynham. WW2 airfield; converted to support Mosquito, Meteor and Javelin aircraft until 1970; again converted to support Bloodhound airdefence missiles (85 Sqn) 1964-1971. Closed as a RAF facility 1993.

West Raynham historical http://www.bloodhoundmkii.org.uk/west_ray.htm
Disbanding 85 (PDF) http://www.bloodhoundmkii.org.uk/pdf/85_Disbands.pdf

Photos http://www.bloodhoundmkii.org.uk/images/westray/WestRaynhamSHQ1983W.jpg
http://www.bloodhoundmkii.org.uk/images/westray/MSFWestRaynham1983W.jpg
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2436/3710163670_2732bcf9c6.jpg

Video footage http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pwlrbb1hDAA

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