Squadron Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org


1.) Battalion-sized ground or aviation units.

2.) An organization consisting of two or more divisions of ships, or two or more divisions (Navy) or flights of aircraft.

3.) A basic administrative aviation unit of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: operations


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 3-32: Command and Control for Joint Maritime Operations, updated August 2013 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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