The control unit carries a crew of four and is based at Wymondham Fire Station. Its role is to provide a mobile incident command centre for large incidents.
The vehicle is comprised of two main compartments - to the front is the communication area, providing communications on the fireground, and from the fireground to brigade control. To the rear of the appliance is a conference and planning area to be used by the incident commanders.
The vehicle is fitted with a 13-metre telescopic mast for radio communications.
A 12kV diesel generator accompanies the appliance to power the communication and lighting equipment.