THE AIRFORCE - BASES - AIR FORCE MOBILE DEPLOYMENT WING
Air Force Mobile Deployment Wing
The mission of the Air Force Mobile Deployment Wing (AFMDW) is to provide sustainable combat ready, integrated and deployable air support capabilities to the SANDF. In other words, it provides a rapid response team.
The area occupied by the AFMDW was previousply known as AFS Snake Valley and is situated opposite Swartkop on the eastern side of the shared runway.
Squadrons at this base:
140 Squadron, 142 Squadron, 18 Deployment Support Unit, 4 Air Servicing Unit, 500 Squadron, 501 Squadron, 92 Tactical Airfield Unit, Mobile Communications Unit
Aircraft at this base:
There are no aircraft listed for this base.
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