208 Squadron operated the Hunter from 1958 to 1971, exclusively in the Middle East. Click on the picture on the right to read the recollections of Ian Hall, who served on the Squadron between 1970 and 1971.
Op FORTITUDE - July 1958
17 July 2023 marked the 65th anniversary of the deployment of British forces to Jordan to protect King Hussein following the overthrow and assassination of King Feisal of Iraq. Hunters of 208 Squadron deployed to Amman to provide air support. Click on the picture on the left to read a brief synopsis of the deployment, with links to galleries of photographs from the Jordan detachment.