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The Nörvenich Air Base is a military air base near Nörvenich in the Düren district in North Rhine-Westphalia.
It was initially planned for use by the British Royal Air Force (RAF Nörvenich) as another so-called clutch station alongside the RAF Geilenkirchen, RAF Wildenrath, RAF Brüggen and RAF Laarbruch.
This was the name given to newly built RAF bases in the 1950s, which were located near the border with the Netherlands and thus as far as possible from the then inner German border.
April 22, 2018
The JaboG 31 “Boelcke” was the first tornado unit of the Air Force in Germany to be equipped with the Eurofighter Typhoon since December 15, 2009. 34 machines are stationed in Nörvenich.On October 1, 2013, the Jagdbombergeschwader 31 "Boelcke" was renamed the Tactical Air Force Wing 31 "Boelcke" (TaktLwG 31 "B"). As part of the reorganization of the air force structure, the tactical air force group "Richthofen" (TaktLwGrp "R"), which was subordinate to the Nörvenich squadron until July 4, 2016, was also reorganized. Through this merger, the TaktLwG 31 "B" became the Air Force's largest jet squadron.
March 3, 2021
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