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Definition of Squadron
SquadronSquadron 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
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.
Meaning of Squadron from wikipedia
(army), a military
unit of cavalry, tanks, or equivalent subdivided
or tank companies Squadron
- 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
- 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
to the historic cavalry
unit of New York City's Upper
East Side. Squadron
with a group
of wealthy young gentlemen
- 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
- graduation, he joined
No. 1 Squadron
RAF at RAF Tangmere flying
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
unit. The term...
- is a list of all of the active squadrons
in the United States Marine
by type. Most squadrons
have changed names
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