For other units with similar names, see Rigel.

The Rigel Squadron was an Erusean Air Force squadron that saw deployment in the Lighthouse War.


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On May 15, 2019, Rigel Squadron escorted Erusean bombers while they bombed the IUN-PKF base at Fort Grays Island, but failed when all bombers were shot down.[1]

On May 30, 2019, Rigel Squadron took part in Operation Dual Wielder over Chopinburg Rainforest, where it prevented IUN-PKF fighters from securing the airspace. The entire squadron was ultimately shot down in the ensuing battle.[2]

On August 10, 2019, Rigel Squadron attempted to defend the Erusean supply bases and the Njord Fleet at Snider's Top, but ultimately failed.[3]

On October 31, 2019, the squadron joined the Osean-Erusean coalition forces and engaged Erusean Radicals in the area. At the end of the operation, they were forced to retreat once the ADF-11F UAVs had entered the airspace.[4] The following day, they assisted in shooting down the UAVs.[5]



  1. Mission 01: "Charge Assault", Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.
  2. Mission 03: "Two-pronged Strategy", Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.
  3. Mission 11: "Fleet Destruction", Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.
  4. Mission 19: "Lighthouse", Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.
  5. Mission 20: "Dark Blue", Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown.
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