What is squadron?

  • (noun): A cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms.
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403 Helicopter Operational Training Squadron - History - Activated As Operational Training Squadron
... In January 1968, the squadron was activated as 403 (Helicopter) Operational Training Squadron (Hel) OTS at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Petawawa and was equipped with 10 CUH-1H ... 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 ...
310th Space Wing - History - Components
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 Space Operations Squadron 1. 8th Space Warning Squadron 1 October 1999 – 9th Space Operations Squadron 1 October 1999 – 39th Reconnaissance (later, 428th Bombardment) 15 ...
462d Strategic Aerospace Wing
... 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 ... Deputate organization, all flying and maintenance squadrons were directly assigned to the wing, so no operational group element was activated ...

More definitions of "squadron":

  • (noun): An air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group.
  • (noun): A naval unit that is detached from the fleet for a particular task.

Famous quotes containing the word squadron:

    Well gentlemen, this is it. This is what we’ve been waiting for. Tonight your target is Tokyo. And you’re gonna play ‘em the Star Spangled Banner with two-ton bombs. All you’ve got to do is to remember what you’ve learned and follow your squadron leaders. They’ll get you in, and they’ll get you out. Any questions? All right that’s all. Good luck to you. Give ‘em hell.
    Dudley Nichols (1895–1960)