689TH ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Sable, issuant from dexter base a demi-terrestrial globe, the Northern Hemisphere to sinister Proper, below an eagle stooping bendwise sinister Or towards the globe, eyed of the first, grasping in its talons two lightning bolts in saltire of the second, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached below the disc, a Blue scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "689Th ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SQ" in Yellow letters.


Symbolism

Ultramarine blue and Air Force yellow are the Air Force colors. Blue alludes to the sky, the primary theater of Air Force operations. Yellow refers to the sun and the excellence required of Air Force personnel. Black represents the Squadron's ability to stay on the cutting edge of technology. The terrestrial globe signifies the unit's technology used to develop weapon systems that are employed on a worldwide scale and to train some of the world's strongest military forces. The eagle alludes to the Squadron's support of the Air Force, Joint Services and Coalition War Fighters. The lightning bolts symbolize accuracy, the superiority of the Squadron's test and training systems and the electronic signals of its instrumentation systems.






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