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518th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
518thfis-emblem.jpg
Emblem of the 518th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron
Active 1943–1959
Country United States
Branch United States Air Force
Type Fighter-Interceptor

The 518th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron is an inactive United States Air Force unit. Its last assignment was with the Air Defense Command 408th Fighter Group stationed at Klamath Falls Airport, Oregon. It was inactivated on 1 July 1959.

History[edit]

Training for combat, October 1943 – April 1944. Not operational, 1956–1959.

Lineage[edit]

  • Constituted 636th Bombardment Squadron (Dive) on 23 March 1943
Activated on 5 April 1943
Redesignated 518th Fighter-Bomber Squadron on 10 August 1943
Disbanded on 1 April 1944
  • Reconstituted, and redesignated 518th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron on 4 November 1954
Activated on 8 January 1955.
Inactivated on 18 August 1955
  • Activated on 8 June 1956
Inactivated on 1 July 1959.

Assignments[edit]

Stations[edit]

Aircraft[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from websites or documents of the Air Force Historical Research Agency.

  • A Handbook of Aerospace Defense Organization 1946 - 1980, by Lloyd H. Cornett and Mildred W. Johnson, Office of History, Aerospace Defense Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado
  • Maurer, Maurer. Combat Squadrons of the Air Force: World War II. Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Office of Air Force History, 1982.
  • USAF Aerospace Defense Command publication, The Interceptor, January 1979 (Volume 21, Number 1).

External links[edit]


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