Definition of Squadron. Meaning of Squadron. Synonyms of Squadron

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Definition of Squadron

Squadron
Squadron Squad"ron, n. [F. escadron, formerly also esquadron, or It. squadrone. See Squad.] 1. Primarily, a square; hence, a square body of troops; a body of troops drawn up in a square. [R.] Those half-rounding quards Just met, and, closing, stood in squadron joined. --Milton. 2. (Mil.) A body of cavarly comparising two companies or troops, and averging from one hundred and twenty to two hundred men. 3. (Naut.) A detachment of vessels employed on any particular service or station, under the command of the senior officer; as, the North Atlantic Squadron. --Totten. Flying squadron, a squadron of observation or practice, that cruises rapidly about from place to place. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Meaning of Squadron from wikipedia

- Squadron may refer to: Squadron (army), a military unit of cavalry, tanks, or equivalent subdivided into troops or tank companies Squadron (aviation),...
- Squadron leader (Sqn Ldr in the RAF ; SQNLDR in the RAAF and RNZAF; formerly sometimes S/L in all services) is a commissioned rank in the Royal Air Force...
- Rogue Squadron is a starfighter squadron in the Star Wars franchise. Many surviving members of Red Squadron, the X-wing attack force that Luke Skywalker...
- term "squadron" for non-flying ground units (e.g., radar squadrons, missile squadrons, aircraft maintenance squadrons, security forces squadrons, civil...
- Squadron A refers to the historic cavalry unit of New York City's Upper East Side. Squadron A originated with a group of wealthy young gentlemen with...
- The 24th Special Tactics Squadron is one of the Special Tactics units of the United States Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC). It is the U.S...
- No. 303 Squadron RAF (Polish: 303 Dywizjon Myśliwski "Warszawski im. Tadeusza Kościuszki") was one of 16 Polish squadrons in the Royal Air Force (RAF)...
- graduation, he joined No. 1 Squadron RAF at RAF Tangmere flying the Hawker Fury biplane fighter. In 1936 he was posted to No. 36 Squadron RAF in Singapore, flying...
- A sabre squadron, or (in US English) saber squadron, is an army combat unit of sub-battalion size, as opposed to a headquarters or support unit. The term...
- is a list of all of the active squadrons that exist in the United States Marine Corps, sorted by type. Most squadrons have changed names and designations...
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