Site Records

Site Name: RAF Holmpton/Patrington ('VQJ') GCI R3 ROTOR Radar Station

Rysome Lane

OS Grid Ref: TA365227

[Source:RAF Holmpton Archive & Nick Catford]

R3 Two level operations room (these examples are RAF Bawdsey)

Photo:R3 operations room in 1954 showing left - right (top) intercept cabin, Chief Controllers Room, Fighter Marshalls Room, left - right (bottom) intercept cabin, projector room & intercept cabin.

Photo:The floor of an R3 operation room in 1954 showing plotting tables and mission totes with an intercept cabin behind the window

Photo:R3 plotting table in 1954

Photo:No. 1 intercept cabin in 1954 overlooking the operations room

Photo:R3 No 1 intercept cabin

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