3 Wing/CFB Bagotville

There were 1,183 regular military, 200 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 245 civilian workers at 3 Wing/CFB Bagotville at the end of March 2010.

Present Functions

The current functions of 3 Wing/CFB Bagotville are to:

  • Provide surveillance, protection and defence of North American airspace
  • Maintain a fighter force
  • Provide search and rescue
  • Provide support to militia, reserves and cadets

Operational & Support Units

  • 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron (CF-18)
  • 439 Combat Support Squadron (search and rescue)
  • 3 Air Maintenance Squadron
  • 12 Radar Squadron
  • 10 Field Technical Training Squadron

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
3,660 $95,269,000 $139,538,000 1,503 147

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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