|No. 176 Squadron RAF
||15 Jan 1943 -1 Jun 1946
|| United Kingdom
|| Royal Air Force
||Latin: Nocte custodimus (We keep the night watch)
||A dagger in front of a crescent moon
No. 176 Squadron RAF was a Royal Air Force Squadron that was a night defence unit based in India in World War II.
The squadron was formed at Dum Dum, India on 15 January 1943 from a detachment of No. 89 Squadron RAF. It was equipped with Beaufighters and Hurricanes to provide night defence for Calcutta. Detachments of the squadron were then based at Chittagong Burma, Ratmalana Ceylon, Baigachi and Mingaladon where the Beaufighters were replaced with Mosquitos in June 1945. The squadron disbanded on 1 June 1946.