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1

What are the six basic core capabilities?

- Forward Presence
- Deterrence
- Sea Control
- Power Projection
- Maritime Security
- Humanitarian Assistance / Disaster Relief

2

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)

3

What is a HSC Squadron?

Helicopter Sea Combat

4

What is the mission for HSC Squadrons?

Rescue, logistics, mine countermeasures, combat search-and-rescue

5

What is a HSM Squadron?

Helicopter Maritime Strike

6

What is the mission for HSM Squadrons?

Anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, logistics and rescue

7

What is a HT Squadron?

Helicopter Training

8

What is the mission of HT Squadrons?

Provides basic and advanced training for rotary wing aircraft.

9

What is a VAQ Squadron?

Tactical Electronic Warfare

10

What is the mission of VAQ Squadrons?

Fixed wing squadron - tactically exploit, suppresses, degrade and deceive enemy electromagnetic defensive and offensive systems including communication

11

What is a VAW Squadron?

Carrier Airborne Early Warning

12

What is the mission of VAW Squadrons?

Fixed wing carrier based squadron - early warning against weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft

13

What is a VC Squadron?

Fleet Composite

14

What is the mission of VC Squadrons?

Fixed wing utility squadron - air services for fleet (simulations, target towing)

15

What is a VFA Squadron?

Strike Fighter

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What is the mission of VFA Squadrons?

Fixed wing squadron - fighter and attack missions

17

What is a VP Squadron?

Patrol

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What is the mission of VP Squadrons?

Fixed wing land based squadron - anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, reconnaissance and mining

19

What is a VQ Squadron?

Fleet Air Reconnaissance

20

What is the mission of VQ Squadrons?

Fixed wing squadron - electronic warfare support including search, interception, recording, and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy.

21

What is a VR Squadron?

Aircraft Logistics Support

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What is the mission of VR Squadrons?

Fixed wing squadron - transport personnel and supplies.

23

What is a VRC Squadron?

Carrier Logistics Support

24

What is the mission of VRC Squadrons?

Fixed wing squadron - transport personnel and supplies for carrier onboard delivery.

25

What is a VT Squadron?

Training

26

What is the mission of a VT Squadron?

Fixed wing squadron - basic and advanced training for aviators and flight officers

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What is a VX/VXE Squadron?

Air Test and Evaluation

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What is the mission of VX/VXE Squadrons?

Fixed wing squadron - test and evaluate capabilities of new aircraft and equipment
- Develop tactics and doctrines for effective use