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What are the basic core capabilities?

Forward presence
Deterrence
Sea control
Power projection
Maritime security
Humanitarian assistance/disaster relief

1

Which basic core capability establishes forces throughout the world?

Forward presence.

2

What is deterrence?

Prevention of war and conflicts.

3

What does sea control accomplish?

Protects the ability to operate freely at sea.

4

Which basic core capability is an essential combat element of maritime strategy and boasts the ability to project from the sea?

Power projection

5

What is maritime security?

The maintenance of security at sea and the mitigation of threats short of war.

6

What is an HSC squadron and its mission?

Helicopter sea combat.
To perform rescue, logistics, and mine countermeasures.

7

What is an HSM squadron and its mission?

Helicopter maritime strike.
Anti submarine and anti-surface warfare and secondary roles of logistics and rescue.

8

What is an HT squadron and its mission?

Helicopter training.
To provide basic and advanced training to student naval aviators.

9

What is a VAW squadron and its mission?

Carrier airborne early warning.
To provide early warning against weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft.

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What is a VAQ squadron and its mission?

Tactical electronic warfare.
To tactically exploit, suppress, degrade, and deceive enemy electromagnetic defensive mad offensive systems including communication.

11

What is a VC squadron and its mission?

Fleet composite.
To provide air services for the fleet such as simulations and target towing.

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What is a VFA squadron and its mission?

Strike fighter.
To provide fighter and attack missions.

13

What is a VP squadron and its mission?

Patrol.
To provide electronic warfare support to include search, interception, recording, and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy.

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What is a VQ squadron and its mission?

Fleet air reconnaissance.
To provide electronic warfare support to include search, interception, recording and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy.

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What is a VR squadron and its mission?

Aircraft logistics support.
To transport personnel and supplies.

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What is a VRC squadron and its mission?

Carrier logistics support.
To transport personnel and supplies for carrier onboard delivery (COD.)

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What is a VT squadron and its mission?

Training.
Basic and advanced training for student naval aviators and flight officers.

18

What is a VX/VXE squadron and its mission?

Air test and evaluation.
To test and evaluate the operational capabilities of new aircraft and equipment in an operational environment.

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Types of aviation communities

HSC, HSM, HT, VAQ, VAW, VC, VFA, VP, VQ, VR, VRC, VT, VX/VXE