|Glaive Squadron (TIE Defender) (3)|
|First appearance: Fantasy Flight Games X-Wing Miniatures Game|
|Glaive Squadron was an elite TIE/D Defender squadron within the Galactic Empire. It was identified by a crimson-red hull, not unlike the Emperor's Royal Guard TIE/IN starfighters. The elite pilots of Glaive Squadron often serve as protective vanguard for high-ranking Imperial officials. Countess Iran Ryad was a former member of the unit.