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126 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force

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Active  1996 – Present
Motto(s)  "Ready and Able"
Identification symbol  Cougar
Garrison/HQ  Sembawang Air Base
Equipment  Twelve AS532UL Cougar
126 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force
Role  Transport, Search and rescue

The 126 Squadron "Cougar" (126 SQN) is a helicopter squadron of the Republic of Singapore Air Force. Its motto is "Ready and Able", with the Cougar adopted as the squadron's motif.

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Unit history

Formed initially on 16 September 1992 at Sembawang Air Base, the 126 SQN consisted of newly purchased Cougar helicopters, which were an upgraded version of the Super Puma helicopters then used by its sister squadron – 125 SQN. The squadron is based at Oakey Airbase, supporting the SAF's training need in Australia.

Aircraft operated

  1. 12× AS532UL Cougars (1996–present)

References

126 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force Wikipedia


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