Seek and destroy
- The Unit is an arm of the Air Warfare Centre which is located at RAF Waddington
- Squadron pilot Flt Lt Eric Lock was the most successful RAF pilot during the Battle of Britain
- Aircraft flown have included the Spitfire, Hunter F5, Jaguar GR1 and the Tornado F3
- Ensures the Typhoon remains a world leading multi-role combat aircraft
1916 - Formed at Gosport.
1944 - Destroyed 53 V-1 flying bombs in a 9-week period.
1958 - Was the last operational RAF Squadron to leave RAF Biggin Hill.
1991 - Took part in Operation GRANBY in Iraq.
2003 - Took part in Operation TELIC in Iraq.
2006 - Became the RAF's test and evaluation squadron.