CDF Commendation has recognised the outstanding efforts of past
and present members of Maritime Patrol Section (MPS) at the Joint
Electronic Warfare Operational Support Unit (JEWOSU).
CAF Air Marshal Angus Houston presented the section with the commendation
on behalf of CDF during a recent trip to RAAF Base Edinburgh.
Flight Lieutenant Bruce Preston accepted the Commendation on behalf
of the section. He highlighted its team effort to meet No. 92
Wing’s requirements during periods of signifi cant technical and
staffi ng challenges.
JEWOSU is a tri-service unit within the Aerospace Operational
Support Group. It provides Electronic Warfare operational support
to ADF Force Element Groups, the Defence Intelligence Group and
the Defence Materiel Organisation.
This support includes Air Force and Navy platforms. The commendation
recognises the exemplary performance of MPS over the past six
years in supporting and enhancing the capability of the AN/ ALR-2001
Electronic Support Measures system fi tted to AP-3C aircraft.
The section has delivered signifi cant improvements to the initial
capability, both for the airborne and ground based support components
of the AN/ALR-2001.