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142 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force

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Active  1974-2005,2016-Present
Garrison/HQ  Paya Lebar Air Base
Equipment  F-15SG Strike Eagles
Role  Fighter-bomber
Motto(s)  "Honour and Glory"
Identification symbol  Gryphon

The 142 Squadron "Gryphon" of the Republic of Singapore Air Force is a fighter-bomber squadron based at Paya Lebar Air Base, the squadron goes by the motto "Honour and Glory" with the Gryphon adopted as its mascot. According to IHS Janes, it is the second Singapore-based F-15SG Squadron.

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History

Formerly based in Tengah Air Base, 142 SQN was RSAF’s first A-4 squadron and also the last to fly the upgraded A-4SU Super Skyhawk in 2005. 142 SQN was RSAF Operational Conversion Unit (OCU) for the A-4 as well as serving air to ground attack roles.

Aircraft operated

  1. 18 T/A-4SU Super Skyhawks (Fighter-bomber)(1974-2005)
  2. ?F-15SG(2016–present)

References

142 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force Wikipedia


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