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Armée de l’Air 101

Trying to figure out French Air Force units’ name meaning can result in a serious headache so here’s a quick guide that will hopefully alleviate the pain.   Let’s start with an example: “EC 03.004 Limousin“. EC: is the “role” acronym. More on that later. 03.004: here are the “Escadron” (squadron) designation followed by its original “Escadre” (Wing) one, so this squadron […]