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Providing a highly versatile air attack capability for the RAF on operations.
Leads the Field
A fox's mask - approved by King George VI in February 1937. Based on a suggestion when the squadron was equipped with the Fairey Fox, an aircraft of which they were proud and the sole operators.
1915 - Formed at Netheravon.
1926 - Sole operator of the Fairey Fox.
1941 - Fg Off Garland and Sgt Gray received Victoria Crosses for a raid on the Maastricht bridge over the Albert Canal.
1998 - Took part in Operation Desert Fox in Iraq.
2010 - First GR4 unit in Afghanistan.
Western Front 1915-1918
France and Low Countries 1939-1940*
Fortress Europe 1940-1944
German Ports 1941-1945
Biscay Ports 1940-1945
France and Germany 1944-1945
(Honours marked with an asterisk, may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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