Squad Squadrons

Squadron

Meanings and phrases

squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a cavalry unit consisting of two or more troops and headquarters and supporting arms
  2. an air force unit larger than a flight and smaller than a group
  3. a naval unit that is detached from the fleet for a particular task

squadron moved

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On 15 March 1918, the squadron moved to support "2 Armee".
  • During February 1941 the squadron moved to RAF Biggin Hill.
  • The squadron moved again on 14 January 1944 to RAF Leuchars.

fighter squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The fighter squadron drew first blood on 3 April 1918.
  • On 12 August 1918, the fighter squadron was posted to "6 Armee".
  • 303 Squadron RAF, the first operational Polish fighter squadron.

squadron leader

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His father was a squadron leader pilot in the Royal Air Force.
  • On 5 March 1946, he was made a war substantive squadron leader.
  • Air Marshal Azim Daudpota was his squadron leader at that time.

squadron flew

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • On some days the squadron flew up to 150 sorties.
  • The squadron flew the British Boston III light bomber.
  • A week later, the squadron flew its first combat missions.

squadron commander

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was a squadron commander and a subchaser.
  • La Jaille was promoted to squadron commander on 1 August 1860.
  • He served as a deputy squadron commander, later promoted to commander.

squadron returned

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron returned on 28 May.
  • The squadron returned on 25 September 1943 and stayed until 21 October 1943 .
  • After combat ended, the squadron returned home to Tonopah in early April 1991.

squadron deployed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron deployed aboard in July 2013 following a year-long work-up cycle.
  • The squadron deployed 20 members of the Plant Troop (under Captain Nigel Catchlove) to Opuwo.
  • In 1943, the squadron deployed to the Central Pacific Area, engaging in combat from Makin Island in December 1943.

squadron was assigned

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was assigned to these home ports:
  • In mid-1944 the squadron was assigned to conduct bomber escort missions.
  • On 2 December 1917, the new squadron was assigned to "Armee-Abteilung B".

squadron began

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new squadron began operations on 20 January 1918.
  • The squadron began to redeploy to the US in June 1945.
  • The new squadron began service with "5 Armee".

squadron was inactivated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was inactivated on 30 September 1979.
  • The squadron was inactivated on 8 February 1957.
  • The squadron was inactivated on 7 December 1989.

squadron was first

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new squadron was first assigned to "3 Armee".
  • The squadron was first activated in 1943.
  • The squadron was first activated as the 317th Fighter Squadron.

squadron received

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron received its first two aircraft on December 12, 2016.
  • The squadron received its first MH-53 Sea Dragon E-model helicopter on 9 April 1989.
  • In addition, the squadron received the two-seat, dual-control combat trainer F-104B.

training squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron served as the ADC combat crew training squadron for the F-104.
  • Reactivated in 1972 as an Air Training Command navigator training squadron.

naval squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Captain Francis William Fane of the "Cambrian" commanded the Allied naval squadron.
  • General Bolivar appointed Wright to the newly fledged united pacific naval squadron.
  • A French naval squadron captured her off Sierra Leone on her sixth voyage, before she had embarked any slaves.

squadron was redesignated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was redesignated as a fighter unit in May 1942.
  • In August 1949, the squadron was redesignated the 363d Reconnaissance Technical Squadron.

squadron became

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new squadron became operational on 5 February.
  • The new squadron became operational on 25 February.
  • The new squadron became operational on 18 February.

bomber squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In November 1943 a further bomber squadron, No.
  • When they reach England, the convicts join the Free French bomber squadron.
  • 158 Squadron was a heavy bomber squadron equipped with the four-engined Handley Page Halifax.

squadron arrived

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • D'Estrées' squadron arrived at Algiers on 26 June.
  • On 1 July, 310 squadron arrived.
  • In April a strong French squadron arrived at the Îles des Saintes, south of Guadeloupe.

squadron participated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Late in April the squadron participated in a practice mission to Turner Air Force Base.
  • The squadron participated in the Falklands War, later responsible for trials of the Sea King helicopter.
  • In the summer of 1956, the squadron participated in Operation Sixteen Ton during its two weeks of active duty training.

squadron was disbanded

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was disbanded on 10 September 1919.
  • The squadron was disbanded on 17 January 1919.
  • The squadron was disbanded in 1918.

first squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was the first squadron to be equipped with the new bomber.
  • It was the first squadron to operate the Sukhoi Su-7 aircraft.
  • The first squadron (No.

squadron was activated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was activated in the reserve in 1948.
  • The squadron was activated in the reserves in 1949.
  • In 1950, the squadron was activated in the reserves.

squadron operated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron operated a variety of different aircraft and versions:
  • From September 1944 the squadron operated various different transport aircraft from Dorval:
  • The squadron operated Israel's first jet aircraft, the Gloster Meteor, flying the T7, F8 and FR9 variants.

squadron continued

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron continued to serve until the war's end.
  • The squadron continued to fight during filming in Britain, and several pilots were killed.
  • The squadron continued with operation until March 1945 and lost 109 aircraft on operations.

squadron remained

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron remained in Germany as part of the occupation forces.
  • The squadron remained at New Castle until it was inactivated in 1958.
  • Following the Second World War the squadron remained an active bomber unit.

squadron was reactivated

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was reactivated in July 1947 as a very heavy unit at Andrews Field, Maryland.

squadron was formed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was formed in Texas in early 1918.
  • The squadron was formed as No.
  • The squadron was formed in May 1940 and was assigned to the Home Fleet.

flying squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was inspired by the real life World War Two Russian female flying squadron.
  • By December 1971, the 416th was the only active flying squadron in the 4403d TFW.
  • The squadron is no longer a flying squadron, but instead has the role of Force Protection.

small squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At around 1:00 am, Spanish gunfire swept the small squadron.
  • The U.S. Navy keeps a small squadron of its ships at the harbor of Praia da Vitória, southeast of Lajes Field.
  • In 1825 was the lead vessel of a small squadron in anti-piracy operations in the Archipelago, at Alexandria, and around the coasts of Syria.

reconnaissance squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Stryker BCTs include a Stryker-vehicle-based reconnaissance squadron.
  • He was deployed in a reconnaissance squadron and later as a fighter pilot in northern France.
  • Reorganized in 1923 as a reconnaissance squadron, assigned to 5th Composite Group in Hawaii as part of the islands air defense organization.

squadron was equipped

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron was equipped with Hawker Harts.
  • Back at Bergstrom the squadron was equipped with new F-84s.

squadron provided

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron provided advanced training to F-117A instructor pilots.
  • From 22 January to 5 June 1944 the squadron provided support during the Battle of Anzio.
  • His squadron provided air support during the evacuation of the British Expeditionary Force from Dunkirk, between 27 May and 4 June 1940.

new squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The new squadron became operational on 5 February.
  • The new squadron went operational on 17 February.
  • The new squadron was first assigned to "3 Armee".

helicopter squadron

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2014 HS-11 became the first active duty fleet helicopter squadron to deploy with the GAU-17/A 7.62mm mini-gun system.
  • It was previously an MD 500 Defender and then an AH-1E/F Cobra helicopter squadron under the name Southern Cobra Squadron.
  • It gained a helicopter squadron in July 1976 and added rescue and medical evacuation (in the Washington, D.C. area) to its mission.

squadron based

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The squadron based at Sde Dov Airport.
  • In 1956, the force was organised into four rifle squadrons, including one squadron based at Buraimi.
  • She was active during the Sino-French War of 1884–1885, first as part of a defensive squadron based at Nanking (now Nanjing).
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