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HMS Wildfire is a Royal Naval Reserve unit located in Northwood, North West London. Training over 100 reservists on Wednesday evenings, HMS Wildfire is located near the UK's National Defence Headquarters, JSU Northwood.

Brief history

Formed on 6 May 1957, HMS Wildfire was designed to support the growing NATO Eastern Atlantic Command at Northwood. It was the first Headquarters Unit in the RNR and was commissioned in 1959 as HMS Northwood being renamed HMS Wildfire in 2000.

Housed initially within the UK's Defence Headquarters, HMS Warrior, now JSU Northwood, HMS Northwood occupied a series of huts until in 1988 the unit moved to Brackenhill House, an Edwardian mansion situated about 250 yards from the main gate of JSU Northwood.

Commanding Officer

The current Commanding Officer of HMS Wildfire is Commander Ant Chapman RD*

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