690TH ARMAMENT SYSTEMS SQUADRON
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Emblem


Description/Blazon

On a disc Azure, facing sinister an anvil Sable, surmounted by a bend sinisterwise point to base sword Proper, blade highlighted Argent, hilted Or, grip garnished of the second, striking the sword a bendwise blacksmith's hammer of the like, anvil and hammer fimbriated of the third, in chief a flight symbol fesswise to sinister and in base a flight symbol fesswise to dexter both Gules, edged of the fourth and second, each issuing a contrail the dexter as a crescent and the sinister as a crescent reversed of the fourth, transforming into lightning flashes conjoined point to point of the like, garnished of the fifth, all within a narrow border Yellow.

Attached above the disc, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "FORGING THE NEXT SWORD" in Yellow letters.

Attached below the shield, a Black scroll edged with a narrow Yellow border and inscribed "690TH 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. The anvil and hammer represent the world-class mission support provided in the areas of Information Technology Facility Management and Security, which lay a solid foundation for acquisition programs. The hammer forming the sword and producing the lightning flashes represents the link between unit mission support and acquisition programs to produce weapons for the U.S. warfighter. The sword symbolizes the development of future weapon systems. The lightning flashes denote speed and power. The two flight symbols emerging from the sword represent launch platforms as well as progress.






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