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New RAAF communications equipment at Townsville



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RAAF PR S3029

TUESDAY 3RD 'NOVEMBER, 1964

STATEMENT BY THE HONOURABLE PETER HOWSON. MP. MINISTER FOR AIR

NEW RAAF COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT AT TOWNSVILLE

A new operations-communications general services building, scheduled

for completion at RAAF Base, Townsville, Qld, in November, 1965» will contain

a new communications centre costing £60,000.

The Minister for Air, Mr Peter Howson, said today that the new '

communications centre would replace the existing installation which was no

longer capable of meeting RAAF requirements.

Mr Howson said that the installation of communication facilities ·

in the new building at Townsville was expected to be completed and ready ■

for operational use by May, 1966.

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