North Coates

Blazon: In front of a Flash of Lightning Or in bend a Ballista Gules

Link: A Ballista, which is an ancient weapon for bombardment, indicates the Unit’s association with defensive and offensive weapons. The colour of the Balista is Gules as the Unit has Army connections; the flash of lightning represents the Radar equipment used.

Date of Issue: October 1958

Motto: Guide to attack

History: Opened 1 October 1935 Closed 9 November 1990

Sponsored by Just wood and dedicated to all who served at RAF Station North Coates