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1.JOINT Service Signals Orgnisation / Digby

Last modified: 03 Jun 2020

Country: United Kingdom    Region: Lincolnshire

Locale: Digby

Latitude: 53° 4' 0" N     Longitude: -1° 37' 0" E

Area use / Military Branches: Active


RAF Digby historical:
Former WW2 airbase (RCAF) but as of 1955, RAF 399th Signals Unit. 54th Signals Unit joined up at RAF Digby (1969 - 1980). 399th Signals Unit reroled as Joint Service Signals Unit in 1998 and in 2005, the unit merged with the rest of the station becoming Joint Service Signals Wing (JSSW) and later Joint Service Sig Organisation (JSSO) Digby.

US NAVSECGRU DET Digby inherited a relationship with the Royal Navy as equals of the first Combined Cryptologic Shore Support Activity (CCSSA). Part of the Joint Service Signals Unit (JSSU), along with members of US forces; NSG Det personnel is fully integrated with UK armed forces personnel. 1995: Activation of NSGDet at RAF Digby;reassigned 2005 as Navy Information Operations Detachment (NIOD) Digby,

Current the base is JSSO Digby and ;part of the Intelligence Collection Group, the base is interservice and is alternately commanded by a RAF of Army officer.Currently based:
- Hq Joint Service Signals Org
- 591 Signals Unit providing secure comms to all armed services
- Aerial Erector School

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