Awarded: September 1960

Blazon: In front of a Fountain a Cat’s Face Or

Link: A Wild cat’s face has been chosen for the badge of this unit which is located in Cyprus at Cape Gata, the legendary ‘Cape of Cats’. The cat, noted for its wtachfulness is symbolic of the observation and fighter control functions of the unit. The fountain alludes to its location by the sea whilst its wavy lines represent wireless waves.

Motto: Hellenic: Matia toy tatoy – Eyes of a cat

History: Formed at Akrotiri on 25 June 56 closed 31 March 1994 at Troodos by being subsumed into Joint Services Signals Unit

Sponsored by Ivon Nigel Moore and dedicated to all who served with No. 280 Signals Unit