RAF Upper Heyford

RAF Upper Heyford

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January 1, 1970
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About Project

Development of the electronic fence for the weapons storage area and general perimeter defence for the entire facility.

LOCATION   :  Upper Heyford, UK

SERVICE        :  Project Management

VALUE            :  Confidential

SIZE                  :  Confidential

CLIENT          :  USAF & RAF

TYPE               :  Defense

OVERVIEW

RAF Upper Heyford was brought into use for flying in July 1918 by the Royal Flying Corps. During World War II it was used by many units of the RAF, mainly as a training facility.During the Cold Water, Upper Heyford initially served as a base for United States Air Force Strategic Air Command (SAC) strategic bombers and later United States Air Force in Europe (USAFE) tactical reconnaissance, fighter and fighter-bomber aircraft in the UK.Kingston worked with the United States Airforce and the Royal Airforce on the survey and development of the electronic fence for the weapons storage area and general perimeter defense for the entire facility.