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The Defence Forces is now accepting applications for General Service in both the Army and Naval Service.

Army applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 25 years of age on the closing date for applications.

Naval Service applicants must be at least 18 years old and under the age of 27 years of age on the closing date for applications.

Both Competitions will close on Sunday 22nd April 2018.

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No. 3 Operations Wing

No. 3 Operations Wing carries out all rotary wing tasks and operations assigned to the Air Corps. The wing is sub divided into three separate operational squadrons, each fulfilling its own specific roles.

The wing currently operates a total of eight aircraft, with six Augusta Westland AW139’s and two Eurocopter EC-135’s.  In addition, the wing is responsible for first line maintenance of all aircraft assigned to it.

Typical operations include:

  • Army support
  • Air Ambulance
  • Military transport
  • Civil assistance
  • Inland Search & Rescue
  • General utility
  • Rotary pilot training
  • Ministerial Air Transport Service

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