CFB Petawawa

There were 4,655 regular military, 160 reserve Class A, B, and C forces, and 830 civilian workers at CFB Petawawa at the end of March 2010.

Present Functions

The current functions of CFB Petawawa are to provide support to:

  • 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group
  • Assigned integral lodger units

Operational and Support Units

  • 2nd Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery
  • The Royal Canadian Dragoons
  • 1st Air Defence Regiment (Lanark Renfrew and Scottish)
  • Combat Engineer Regiment
  • 2 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group HQ and Signals Squadron
  • 1st Battalion The Royal Canadian Regiment
  • 3rd Battalion The Royal Canadian Regiment
  • 2 Service Battalion
  • CSS Battle School
  • 2 Military Police Detachment Petawawa
  • Canadian Special Operations Regiment
  • 427 Special Operations Aviation Squadron
  • 1 Dental Unit Detachment Petawawa
  • Land Force Central Area Training Centre Leadership Company
  • Canadian Forces Joint Signals Regiment Detachment
  • 2 General Support Battalion
  • 2 Field Ambulance
  • 2 Military Police Platoon
  • 427 Tactical Helicopter Squadron
  • Central Medical Equipment Depot
  • 1 Canadian Field Hospital
  • Area Support Unit Petawawa
  • 2 Area Support Group Signal Squadron

Economic Impact

Population Impact (Regular Force members and dependants)Local Speding ImpactEstimated Local Spending Impacts (Direct & Indirect)Estimated Direct EmploymentEstimated Indirect Employment
13,569 $344,028,000 $539,868,000 5,734 598

Note: All figures Fiscal Year 2009-2010

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