659 Squadron

Dates Location Higher Formation/Remarks
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. 659 Aviation Squadron .
1969.10.14 Germany: Quebec Barracks, Osnabruck 2 Div Avn Regt: 6 Sioux and 4 Scout helicopters
1971.11 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold 9 Regiment AAC
. 1 Jan 73: Renamed 659 Squadron AAC .
. 31 Mar - 2 Aug 73: Northern Ireland: Ballykelly Sioux Helicopter Detachment
. 15 Feb - 21 Jun 74: Northern Ireland: Long Kesh Sioux Helicopter Detachment
. 28 Feb - 1 Jul 75: Northern Ireland: Long Kesh Sioux Helicopter Detachment
. 12 Apr - 12 Aug 76: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove .
. 12 Apr - 16 Aug 77: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove 9 Regiment AAC complete 12 Apr-12 Jun 77
. 1 Apr 1978: Following the Wide Horizon Study, the Squadron was retitled 669 Squadron AAC .
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. 659 Squadron AAC .
1978.04.01 Germany: Hobart Barracks, Detmold. From 655 Squadron AAC 9 Regiment AAC: Scout
. 13 Oct 78 - 13 Feb 79: Northern Ireland: Long Kesh .
. 04 Sep 82 - 18 Jan 83: Northern Ireland: Aldergrove .
1983 Germany: Hobart Bks, Detmold 4 Regiment AAC
1995 England: Wattisham: Light Battlefield Squadron in support of 16 Air Assault Brigade 4 Regiment AAC
. 2000: Wattisham: Utility role Lynx AH 9
. 2007: AAC restructured into single type regiments .
2007 England: Dishforth: Joined 9 Regiment AAC 9 Regiment AAC: Lynx AH 9
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