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A Squadron is a small unit or formation of cavalry, aircraft (including balloons), or naval vessels. A military unit is an organisation within an armed force. ... Italian cavalry officers practice their horsemanship in 1904 outside Rome. ... An aircraft is any machine capable of atmospheric flight. ... Balloons are often used or given on special occasions, like cards or flowers. ... U.S. Navy supercarrier USS Nimitz on November 3, 2003. ... USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga class cruiser. ...

Italian cavalry officers practice their horsemanship in 1904 outside Rome. ... Binomial name Equus caballus Linnaeus, 1758 The Horse (Equus caballus) is a sizeable ungulate mammal, one of the seven modern species of the genus Equus. ... An armoured fighting vehicle (AFV) is a military vehicle, equipped with protection against hostile attacks and often mounted weapons. ... A troop is a military unit, which can have different meanings depending on the country in which it is used. ... US Army Seal The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... In military terminology, a battalion consists of two to six companies typically commanded by a lieutenant colonel. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Historically, artillery refers to any engine used for the discharge of projectiles during war. ... The British Army is the land armed forces branch of the British Armed Forces. ... A company is a military unit, typically consisting of 100-200 soldiers. ... In military science, a battery is a group of artillery cannons or rockets, so grouped in order to facilitate battlefield communication and the organization of barrages. ... An air force is a military organization that primarily operates in air-based war. ... An aircraft carrier is a warship whose main role is to deploy and recover aircraft. ... A flight is a military unit in an air force, naval air service, or army air corps. ... The Imperial Japanese Army (大日本帝国陸軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun) was the official armed force of Japan from 1867 to 1945. ... Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 18 km into the air. ... // Size and Composition A regiment is a military unit, larger than a company and smaller than a division. ... The Royal Air Force (often abbreviated to RAF) is the air force branch of the UK Armed Forces. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... For other Special Air Services, see Australian Special Air Service Regiment and Special Air Service of New Zealand. ... The Corps of Royal Engineers (RE), commonly known as the Sappers, is one of the corps of the British Army. ... The Royal Corps of Signals (sometimes referred to incorrectly as the Royal Signal Corps and often known simply as the Royal Signals or R Sigs) is one of the arms (combat support corps) of the British Army. ... The Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) is a specialist corps in the British Army which provides medical services to all British Army personnel and their families in war and in peace. ... The Royal Logistic Corps is a British military unit that provides the logistics for other units in the British military. ... The Royal Corps of Transport (RCT) was a British Army corps formed in 1965 from the transport elements (land, water and air) of the Royal Army Service Corps. ... The Corps of Royal Marines, usually just known as the Royal Marines (RM), are the United Kingdoms amphibious forces and a core component of the countrys Rapid Deployment Force. ... HMS Victory in 1884 In naval history, battleships were the most heavily armed and armored warships afloat. ... HMS Hood (left) and HMS Barham (right), in Malta, 1937. ... USS Port Royal, a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, launched in 1994. ... An aircraft carrier is a warship whose main role is to deploy and recover aircraft—in effect acting as a sea-going airbase. ... The United States Navy (USN) is the branch of the United States armed forces responsible for naval operations. ... The Queens Colour Squadron is a unit of the RAF Regiment. ... The Royal Air Force Regiment is a specialist corps within the Royal Air Force, responsible for defending airfields and associated installations. ...

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Welcome to 88 Squadron Association Website (0 words)
88 Squadron Association was formed in 1990 to reunite ex serving members with their comrades, to produce a regular newsletter, and to organise annual reunions.
Due to shrinkage of the RAF over recent years, and less opportunity to arrange on station reunions, plus an ageing membership, we have now settled down to a central location at Coventry, with easy access for all, with good motorway connections, and close to a mainline rail station.
We are an all ranks association and this is reflected across the membership with aircrew and groundcrew from all theatres and eras in which the squadron saw service.
Squadron (855 words)
Squadron 20 is also the waterfront coordinator and principal squadron involved in planning and executing all SSBN refits with Trident Refit Facility.
Squadron 20 remains the waterfront coordinator and principal squadron involved in planning and executing SSBN refits with the Trident Refit Facility.
Squadron 16 has assumed the role of off-crew training coordinator and principal squadron involved in training and certifying that off-crews are ready to return to their ships.
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