8 Wing/CFB Trenton

There were 2,661 regular military, 244 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 576 civilian workers at 8 Wing/CFB Trenton at the end of March 2010.

Present Functions

  • The current functions of 8 Wing/CFB Trenton are to provide:
  • Strategic and tactical airlift
  • Search and rescue
  • Support to operational and support units
  • Support to reserves and cadets in the region

Operational and Support Units

  • Joint Rescue Coordination Centre
  • Search and Rescue Network Operations Communications Centre
  • 412 Transport Squadron
  • 424 Search and Rescue/Transport Squadron
  • 426 Training Squadron
  • 429 Transport Squadron
  • 436 Transport Squadron
  • 437 Transport Squadron
  • 8 Wing HQ
  • 2 Air Movements Squadron
  • 8 Air Communications and Control Squadron
  • 8 Air Maintenance Squadron
  • Security and Military Police Squadron
  • Trenton Meteorological Squadron
  • 8 Air Reserve Flight
  • CF Aircrew Selection Centre
  • Aerospace and Telecommunications Engineering Support Squadron
  • Canadian Parachute Centre

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
8,472 $231,150,000 $365,877,000 3,459 398

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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