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Air Combat Systems Officer of the Canadian Armed Forces

Ottawa, Ontario
Approval of a Badge
May 15, 2018
Vol. VII, p. 75

Badge of an Air Combat Systems Officer of the Canadian Armed Forces

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Blazon

Badge

A globe bendwise Argent, its lines of latitude and longitude Sable, overall a lightning bolt bendwise sinister Gules, the whole ensigned by the Royal Crown proper, environed by a laurel wreath Gules and between two wings in fess, tips downwards Argent;


Symbolism

Badge

The globe and lightning bolt are used to represent an Air Combat Systems Officer. The Royal Crown represents service to the Sovereign. Wings, the laurel wreath and the Royal Crown are common features of the flying and occupation badges of the Canadian Armed Forces.