Flashcards in Phase I, Block XVI - Naval Aviation Platforms and Missions Deck (28)
What are the six basic core capabilities?
- Forward Presence
- Sea Control
- Power Projection
- Maritime Security
- Humanitarian Assistance / Disaster Relief
What are the different types of aviation communities?
- Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC)
- Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM)
- Helicopter Training (HT)
- Tactical Electronic Warfare (VAQ)
- Carrier Airborne Early Warning (VAW)
- Fleet Composite (VC)
- Strike Fighter (VFA)
- Patrol (VP)
- Fleet Air Reconnaissance (VQ)
- Aircraft Logistics Support (VR)
- Carrier Logistics Support (VRC)
- Training (VT)
- Air Test and Evaluation (VX/VXE)
What is a HSC Squadron?
Helicopter Sea Combat
What is the mission for HSC Squadrons?
Rescue, logistics, mine countermeasures, combat search-and-rescue
What is a HSM Squadron?
Helicopter Maritime Strike
What is the mission for HSM Squadrons?
Anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, logistics and rescue
What is a HT Squadron?
What is the mission of HT Squadrons?
Provides basic and advanced training for rotary wing aircraft.
What is a VAQ Squadron?
Tactical Electronic Warfare
What is the mission of VAQ Squadrons?
Fixed wing squadron - tactically exploit, suppresses, degrade and deceive enemy electromagnetic defensive and offensive systems including communication
What is a VAW Squadron?
Carrier Airborne Early Warning
What is the mission of VAW Squadrons?
Fixed wing carrier based squadron - early warning against weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft
What is a VC Squadron?
What is the mission of VC Squadrons?
Fixed wing utility squadron - air services for fleet (simulations, target towing)
What is a VFA Squadron?
What is the mission of VFA Squadrons?
Fixed wing squadron - fighter and attack missions
What is a VP Squadron?
What is the mission of VP Squadrons?
Fixed wing land based squadron - anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, reconnaissance and mining
What is a VQ Squadron?
Fleet Air Reconnaissance
What is the mission of VQ Squadrons?
Fixed wing squadron - electronic warfare support including search, interception, recording, and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy.
What is a VR Squadron?
Aircraft Logistics Support
What is the mission of VR Squadrons?
Fixed wing squadron - transport personnel and supplies.
What is a VRC Squadron?
Carrier Logistics Support
What is the mission of VRC Squadrons?
Fixed wing squadron - transport personnel and supplies for carrier onboard delivery.
What is a VT Squadron?
What is the mission of a VT Squadron?
Fixed wing squadron - basic and advanced training for aviators and flight officers
What is a VX/VXE Squadron?
Air Test and Evaluation