Squadron has different meanings:
- Squadron (army), a cavalry or other unit that consists of a number of troops.
- Squadron (aviation), a unit of aircraft that consists of three or four "flights", with a total of 12 to 24 aircraft, depending on aircraft type and air force.
- Squadron (naval), a unit of 3-4 major naval vessels that may be part of a larger task force or a naval fleet.
- Squadron (TV series), a 1982 BBC TV series
Other articles related to "squadron, squadrons":
... In the same way the 768th Bombardment Squadron, one of the unit's World War II historical bomb squadrons, replaced the 327th BS ... The 829th Medical Group, 47th Munitions Maintenance Squadron and the 43d Air Refueling Squadron were reassigned to the 462d ... all flying and maintenance squadrons were directly assigned to the wing, so no operational group element was activated ...
... In January 1968, the squadron was activated as 403 (Helicopter) Operational Training Squadron (Hel) OTS at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa and was equipped ... In July 1972, the squadron was given the exclusive role of training of aircrew and technical personnel for the Tactical Helicopter and Rescue Squadrons ... To carry out its new role, the squadron joined 422 Squadron at CFB Gagetown and was equipped with 11 CH-135 Twin Huey and 10 CH-136 Kiowa helicopters ...
... attached 6 February – 1 May 1953 Groups 310th Operations 1 September 1991 – 1 July 1993 Squadrons 6th Space Operations Squadron 1 October 1998 – 7th Space Operations Squadron 1 September 1997 – 8th. 8th Space Warning Squadron 1 October 1999 – 9th Space Operations Squadron 1 October 1999 – 39th Reconnaissance (later, 428th Bombardment) 15 March 1942 ...
Famous quotes containing the word squadron:
“Well gentlemen, this is it. This is what weve been waiting for. Tonight your target is Tokyo. And youre gonna play em the Star Spangled Banner with two-ton bombs. All youve got to do is to remember what youve learned and follow your squadron leaders. Theyll get you in, and theyll get you out. Any questions? All right thats all. Good luck to you. Give em hell.”
—Dudley Nichols (18951960)