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The RAF's first Joint Strike Fighter F-35B Lightning squadron.
After me, the flood
On a roundel, a wall in fesse, fracted by three flashes of lightning in pile and issuant from the breach water proper - approved by King George VI in March 1944. The broken dam is indicative of the successful attack on the dams in May 1943.
1943 - Formed at RAF Scampton.
1943 - Carried out strikes against Dams in the Ruhr Valley using the Barnes Wallis 'bouncing bomb'.
1982 - Stood up as a Tornado GR1 unit.
2003 - Flew the RAF's first operational mission using Storm Shadow.
2011 - Took part in Operation ELLAMY.
Fortress Europe 1943-1945*
Biscay Ports 1944*
France and Germany 1944-1945*
Channel and North Sea 1944-1945*
German Ports 1945*
(Honours marked with an asterisk, may be emblazoned on the Squadron Standard)
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