100 Squadron: RAF's Hawk T1 aggressor unit disbands

After 105 years of service and spending the last two decades as an aggressor unit of the RAF, No 100 Squadron at RAF Leeming, North Yorkshire, laid down its sword as an operational unit on March 24.

The ceremony hosted by the unit was attended by high-ranking RAF personnel which included AOC 1 Group of the RAF, Air-Vice-Marshal Ian Duguid, who provided a speech giving his thoughts on the unit: “The role you have played as a world class aggressor squadron, providing essential support to the UK’s front line combat air forces over the past 25 years, cannot be underestimated.

Wing Commander Ted Taylor-Head, Officer Commanding 100 Sqn leads the parade of the units apron one last time infront of high ranking officers and friends and family of the unit. Key- Josef Campion

“As AOC No 1 Group, I would like to personally thank you for ensuring the Typhoon and Lightning forces are as prepared as they can be to defend our nation and to protect our interests. This is significant now, more than ever.”

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