Special Air Mission Wing MoD celebrated 50th anniversary
Friday 12 April - 17:01h | News & Press updates
On 1st of April 1963 the German Special Air Mission Wing MoD became independent wing of the German Air Force, stationed at the town of Ahlhorn in Lower Saxony. The wing is meanwhile based at Cologne-Wahn, and well known for its VIP-transportation in Germany, as well as for its engagement in strategic air transport all over the world. Within all the assets the wing takes over also from the EATC, there is e.g. twice a week a flight to Termez, Usbekistan and back in order to deploy and redeploy soldiers to and from the ISAF theatre – with soldiers joining from several nations.
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