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WHAT ARE THE CORE CAPABILITIES ADDRESSED BY NAVAL AVIATION?

FORWARD PRESENCE
DETERRENCE
SEA CONTROL
POWER PROJECTION
MARITIME SECURITY
HUMANITARIAN ASSISTANCE/DISASTER RELIEF

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HSC

HELICOPTER SEA COMBAT: RESCUE, LOGISTICS, MINE COUNTERMEASURES, AND COMBAT SEARCH AND RESCUE

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HSM

HELICOPTER MARITIME STRIKE: ANTISUBMARINE AND ANTI SURFACE WARFARE. SECONDARY LOGISTICS AND RESCUE.

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HT

HELICOPTER TRAINING

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VAQ

TACTICAL ELECTRONIC WARFARE: EXPLOIT, SUPPRESS, DEGRADE , AND DECIEVE ENEMY ELECTRO MAGNETIC DEFENSIVE AND OFFENSIVE SYSTEMS INCLUDING COMMUNICATION, IN SUPPORT OF AIR STRIKE AND FLEET OPERATIONS.

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VAW

CARRIER AIRBORNE EARLY WARNING: FIXED WING SQUADRONS THAT PROVIDE EARLY WARNING OF WEATHER, MISSILES, SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT.

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VC

FLEET COMPOSITE: UTILITY SQUADRONS PROVIDING AIR SERVICES FOR THE FLEET SUCH AS SIMULATIONS AND TARGET TOWING.

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VFA

STRIKE FIGHTER: FIGHTER AND ATTACKER SQUADRONS.

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VP

PATROL: FIXED WING LAND BASED SQUADRONS THAT PERFORM ANTI SUBMARINE, ANTI SURFACE, RECONNAISSANCE AND MININNG

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VQ

FLEET AIR RECON: ELECTRONIC WARFARE SUPPORT TO INCLUDE SEARCH,INTERCEPTION,RECORDING,AND ANALYSIS OF RADIATED ELECTROMAGNETIC ENERGY.

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VR

AIRCRAFT LOGISTICS SUPPORT: TRANSPORT OF PERSONNEL AND SUPPLIES.

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VRC

CARRIER LOGISTICS SUPPORT: PERSONNEL AND SUPPLIES FOR CARRIER ONBOARD DELIVERY

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VT

TRAINING

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VX/VXE

TEST AND EVALUATE OPERATIONAL CAPABILITIES OF NEW AIRCRAFT AND EQUIPMENT IN AN OPERATIONAL ENVIRONMENT.