85 Expeditionary Logistics Wing falls under the A4 Force Elements of the Support Force.  The Wing delivers logistic capabilities to Headquarters Air Operations and global Defence tasks; such as port liaison capability, fuel specialists, inventory and support chain management, airfield specialist vehicle support and heavy lift surface transport, deployed catering, accommodation management and laundry, and a search and rescue capability.

It consists of four Air Combat Service Support Units:

  • 3 Mobile Catering Squadron
  • 1 Expeditionary Logistics Squadron
  • 2 Mechanical Transport
  • RAF Mountain Rescue Service


A black raven; exemplary of the broad range of capabilities and roles the Wing delivers in its 'Service' to support Defence. 




85 Expeditionary Logistics Wing is based at RAF Wittering.