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    Ministry of Defence (MoD)


    DRA : DRA

    1991 to 1995    




    As the Government continued to wrestle with the commercialisation, management and funding of UK Defence Research, DRA became part of DERA in 1995.


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    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    1991/95Fort Halstead
    1991/94Bedford (Thurleigh)EGVW
    1991/92LlanbedrEGOD


    Models

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    YearsModels
    Westland Sea King HC.4
    Westland Wessex HAS.1
    Westland Wessex HC.2





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    C/NVersionBuiltIn this OrgIn other Org
    wa 11 has.1 1959 XM330 : At RAE/DRA Farnborough until May
    - XM330 : to International Helicopter Museum, May 1994
    : pictured at The International Helicopter Museum, Weston-super-Mare.
    wa128 hc.2 1963 XR503 : RAE Bedford by May 1984 still Jul 1989 DRA by Jun 1992 still 1995
    : DRA; 13+14jun92 ATI 92
    Royal Air Force XR503 : Westland Wessex HC.2, c/n WA128, f/f: 23/08/1963; del Royal Air Force as X+
    : RAF type:HC.2; FSCTE Manston
    wa 927 hc.4 ZB506 : Sea King Mk.4X f/f 19nov82, d/d 23dec82 Deld straight to RAE Bedford sti+
    : 13+14jun92 with DRA at Air Tournament International
    : 1994 MoD Defence Research Agency ( DRA )
    QinetiQ ZB506 : QinetiQ, conv to Mk.4X type; 23 noted
    : pictured at RNAS Yeovilton
    wa 928 hc.4 1982 ZB507 : f/f 19 Jan 1983 as Mk.4X to RAE/DRA/DERA Farnborough by 1986 still 1993, E+
    Royal Navy ZB507 : After conversion from Mk.4X at Fleetlands by Jun 1998, to 848Sq/ZN by Sep +
    : RN; jul00 848Sqn./ZN
    : 23 848Sqn./ZN
    : 848 NAS/WN noted in Hangar 10 at RNAS Yeovilton
    : 2007 846Sqn./F
    : 846Sq /F aboard HMS Bulwark during Navy Days 2009
    : 23 pictured as 848Sqd /F at the RNAS Yeovilton airshow