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201 Squadron Operational

25th September 2023 was a momentous day for 201 Squadron as, once again, it became an operational frontline Squadron at the forefront of maritime activities. 201 Squadron had previously been the home of the UK Poseidon P8-A OCU, training and preparing aircrew for the rigours of frontline operations. In what could only be considered a […]

201 Squadron to be reformed!

Defence Secretary announces new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons The Defence Secretary has announced the numbers of the UK’s two new Maritime Patrol Aircraft squadrons and the first commanding officer. Nine new P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft will be operated by number 120 Squadron and number 201 Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth in Moray. 120 Squadron was […]