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437 Husky Squadron

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Role Transport
Aircraft flown
Base CFB Trenton
Motto "OMNIA PASSIM" ("Anything Anywhere")
Call Sign
Date founded 1944
Badge Argent a husky's head affronté erased proper
Notable Battle Honours France and Germany 1944-1945, Arnhem, Rhine, Gulf and Kuwait
Previous Designation

437 Husky Squadron is an Air Force unit with the Canadian Forces. Based at CFB Trenton. It is responsible for long range airlift for the CF.

Squadron History

Formed in England in 1944 is provided general transport until disbanded in 1946.

Reformed at Trenton in 1961 it was initially equipped with CC-106 Yukon. It was re-equipped with the CC-137 Husky (Boeing 707) in 1972. While operating the Husky it provided Air to Air Refueling in addition to transport service.

437 squadron frequently supports government dignitaries while on official visits including the Queen and the Prime Minister of Canada.

The squadron currently operates the CC-150 Polaris, a modified version of the Airbus A310.

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