No. 396 Expeditionary Combat Support Wing RAAF


No. 396 Expeditionary Combat Support Wing (396 ECSW) is a ground support wing of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Part of the Combat Support Group, it is responsible for the provision of combat and base support services and maintains the RAAF's "bare bases" at Weipa, Exmouth and Derby in the northern part of Australia's airspace. The wing consists of three expeditionary combat support squadrons, one combat support squadron, an operations support squadron, a combat logistics squadron and two support units, which are located at various bases all around Australia, and in Malaysia at RMAF Butterworth.[1]

No. 396 Expeditionary Combat Support Wing RAAF
No. 396ECSW Crest
No. 396ECSW's crest
CountryAustralia Australia
BranchRoyal Australian Air Force
Part ofCombat Support Group
HeadquartersRAAF Base Darwin
Motto(s)Steadfast in Support


  1. ^ "No 396 Expeditionary Combat Support Wing". Royal Australian Air Force. Retrieved 10 September 2010.