The End Of an Era – Closure of the ARCC Kinloss – The Aeronautical Rescue
Co-ordination Centre –
“This Centre exists to assist in the saving of life through the efficient co-ordination of information and assets” Requests from the Military, Police, Health Authorities and Coastguard it is also the home of the Mission Control Centre.”
From the BBC website –
The search and rescue co-ordination centre at Kinloss in Moray is to close, the Ministry of Defence has announced.
A total of 27 RAF posts and 10 civilian posts are said to be affected by the relocation to the National Maritime Operations Centre at Fareham.
The Kinloss centre co-ordinates RAF, Royal Navy and Coastguard search and rescue helicopters, as well as the RAF mountain rescue service. The MoD said there would be no compulsory military redundancies as a result of the closure, and personnel would be assigned to other duties across…
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