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126 Squadron, Republic of Singapore Air Force

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.

RSAF 126 Squadron
126Sqn shoulder patch.jpg
Active 1996 – Present
Role Transport, Search and rescue
Garrison/HQ Sembawang Air Base
Motto(s) "Ready and Able"
Equipment Twelve AS532UL Cougar


Unit historyEdit

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.[1]

Aircraft operatedEdit

  1. 12× AS532UL Cougars (1996–present)

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