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Organisation History:

The first two helicopters squadrons, HU-1 and HU-2, were commissioned 1948 at NAS Lakehurst, NJ with HU-1 moving to North Island, CA and the first training unit, HTU-1, at Ellyson Field, FL. In the 1950s the HS (Anti-submarine) squadrons introduced new revolutionary helicopter types that changed for ever the war at sea. In 1965, HU were redesignated as HC ( Helicopter Combat Support Squadron ) reflecting the more complex missions assigned to them. By the 1970s , small helicopters became so sophisticated that allowed the creation of the HSL squadrons which embark on escort ships. With the new century there was a new redesignation of units after the introduction of the last variants of the SH-60 Seahawk.






News about this Organisation:

  • 07-Apr-14 - Five more MQ-8C Fire Scouts for the US Navy     ( MQ-8C Fire Scout )
  • 04-Apr-14 - MQ-8B Fire Scout overhauling at Jacksonville Florida     ( MQ-8A/B Fire Scout )
  • 31-Mar-14 - New weapons capability for US Navy MH-60     ( s-70 H-60 )
  • 31-Mar-14 - US Merchant SA-330 Puma supports the fleet     ( sa330 puma )
  • 13-Mar-14 - MQ-8C Fire Scout reaches 100 flight hours     ( MQ-8C Fire Scout )
        More News ...

    Rotary Wing Aircraft Units in this Organisation: Login to Edit    

    Rotary Wing Aircraft UnitCreatedDisband
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron ONE - HS-1 Seahorses 1951 1997
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron TWO - HS-2 Golden Falcons 1952 2009
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Three - HS-3 Tridents 1952 2009
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FOUR - HS-4 Black Knights 1952 2012
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FIVE - HS-5 Nightdippers 1956 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SIX - HS-6 Indians 1956 2011
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron SEVEN - HS-7 Dusty Dogs 1956 2011
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron EIGHT - HS-8 Eightballers 1956 2005
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Nine - HS-9 Sea Griffins 1956 1993
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron TEN - HS-10 Warhawks 1960 2012
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Eleven - HS-11 Dragonslayers 1957 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Twelve - HS-12 Wyverrns 1977 1994
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Thirteen - HS-13 Sub Choppers 1961 1962
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron FOURTEEN - HS-14 Chargers 1984 2013
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Fifteen - HS-15 Red Lions 1971 2012
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Sixteen - HS-16 Nighthawks 1987 1988
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seventeen - HS-17 Neptunes Raiders 1984 1991
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven Four - HS-74 Big Mothers 1973 1985
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Seven Five - HS-75 Emerald Knights 1970 2007
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Eight Four - HS-84 Thunderbolts 1970 1984
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Eight Five - HS-85 Golden Gattors 1970 1994
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 30 - HSL-30 Neptunes Horsemen 1972 1993
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 31 - HSL-31 Arch Angels 1972 1992
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 32 - HSL-32 Invaders 1973 1994
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 33 - HSL-33 Seasnakes 1973 1994
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 34 - HSL-34 Greencheckers 1974 1993
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 35 - HSL-35 Magicians 1974 1992
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Three Five - HSM-35 Magicians 2012 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 36 - HSL-36 Lamplighters 1975 1992
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37 - HSL-37 Easy Riders 1975 2014
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Three Seven - HSM-37 Easy Riders 2014 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 40 - HSL-40 Airwolves 1985 2009
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty - HSM-40 Airwolves 2009 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 41 - HSL-41 Seahawks 1983 2006
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty One - HSM-41 Seahawks 2007 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 42 - HSL-42 Proud Warriors 1984 2012
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 43 - HSL-43 Battle Cats 1984 2007
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 44 - HSL-44 Swamp Fox 1986 2011
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 45 - HSL-45 Wolfpack 1986 2011
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 46 - HSL-46 Grandmasters 1988 2012
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Forty Six - HSM-46 Grandmasters 2012 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 47 - HSL-47 Saberhawk 1987 2009
        Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light 48 - HSL-48 Vipers 1989 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 49 - HSL-49 Scorpions 1990 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 51 - HSL-51 Warlords 1991 2013
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Five One - HSM-51 Warlords 2013 --
        Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light 60 - HSL-60 Jaguars 2001 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Zero - HSM-70 Spartans 2009 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven One - HSM-71 Raptors 2007 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Two - HSM-72 Proud Warriors 2013 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Three - HSM-73 Battle Cats 2007 --
        Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light 74 - HSL-74 Demon Elves 1985 1994
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Four - HSM-74 Swamp Fox 2011 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Five - HSM-75 Wolf Pack 2011 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Seven - HSM-77 Saberhawks 2009 --
        Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron Seven Eight - HSM-78 Blue Hawks 2012 --
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 84 - HSL-84 Thunderbolts 1984 2001
        Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 94 - HSL-94 Titans 1985 2001
        Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron TWELVE - HM-12 Sea Dragons 1971 1994
        Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron FOURTEEN - HM-14 Vanguard 1978 --
        Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron FIFTEEN - HM-15 Blackhawks 1987 --
        Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron SIXTEEN - HM-16 Seahawks 1978 1987
        Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron EIGHTEEN - HM-18 Norsemen 1986 1995
        Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron NINETEEN - HM-19 Goldenbears 1989 1994
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron ONE - HC-1 Fleet Angels 1948 1994
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Two - HC-2 Fleet Angels 1948 2006
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron THREE - HC-3 Pack Rats 1967 2005
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron FOUR - HC-4 1960 2007
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Five - HC-5 Providers 1967 2005
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron SIX - HC-6 Chargers 1967 2005
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron SEVEN - HC-7 Seadevils 1967 1975
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eight - HC-8 Dragonwhales 1984 2005
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron NINE - HC-9 Protectors 1975 1990
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eleven - HC-11 Gunbearers 1977 2005
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron One Six - HC-16 Bullfrogs 1977 1993
        Helicopter Combat Support Squadron Eighty Five - HC-85 Golden Gattors 1994 2006
        NAS Bermuda SAR1970 1995
        NAS Brunswick SAR? --
        NAS Fallon SAR/NSAWC - Longhorns ? --
        NAS Meridian SAR? --
        NAS Whidbey Island SAR? --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWO - HSC-2 Fleet Angels 2006 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron THREE - HSC-3 Merlins 2005 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron FOUR - HSC-4 Black Knights 2012 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron SIX - HSC-6 Indians 2011 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron SEVEN - HSC-7 Dusty Dogs 2011 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron EIGHT - HSC-8 Eightballers 2007 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron NINE - HSC-9 Tridents 2009 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron TWELVE - HSC-12 Golden Falcons 2009 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron FOURTEEN - HSC-14 Chargers 2013 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron FIFTEEN - HSC-15 Red Lions 2012 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two One - HSC-21 Blackjacks 2005 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Two - HSC-22 Sea Knights 2006 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Three - HSC-23 Wildcards 2006 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Five - HSC-25 Island Knights 2005 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Six - HSC-26 Chargers 2005 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight - HSC-28 Dragonwhales 2005 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Eight Four - HSC-84 Red Wolves 2006 --
        Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Eight Five - HSC-85 Firehawks 2006 --
        Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 3 - HAL-3 Seawolves 1967 1972
        Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 4 - HAL-4 Red Wolves 1976 1989
        Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron 4 - HCS-4 Red Wolves 1989 2006
        Helicopter Attack (Light) Squadron 5 - HAL-5 Blue Hawks 1977 1988
        Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron 5 - HCS-5 Firehawks 1988 2006
        Helicopter Training Unit One - HTU-1 1950 1960
        Helicopter Training Squadron Eight - HT-8 Eightballers 1960 --
        Helicopter Training Squadron Eighteen - HT-18 Vigilant Eagles 1972 --
        Helicopter Training Squadron 28 - HT-28 Hellions 2007 --
        Air Test and Evaluation Squadron ONE - VX-1 Pioneers 1943 --
        United States Naval Test Pilot School - USNTPS 1945 --
        Antarctic Development Squadron SIX - VXE-6 Puckered Penguins 1955 1999
        Air Test and Evaluation Squadron NINE - VX-9 Vampires 1951 --
        Air Test and Evaluation Squadron TWO ONE - HX-21 Blackjack 1949 --
        Air Test and Evaluation Squadron THREE ZERO - VX-30 1995 --
        Air Test and Evaluation Squadron THREE ONE - VX-31 Dust Devils ? --
        China Lake NWC - NAWS ? --
        Unmanned Helicopter Reconnaissance Squadron 1 - HUQ-1 2012 --




    Models in this Organisation: Login to Edit    

    ModelDel'dFromTo
      N-G MQ-8C Fire Scout2013
      EC UH-72A Lakota 52009
      N-G MQ-8A/B Fire Scout 2006
      SNIA sa330 puma 1999
      hughes TH-6B Cayuse 619912009
      sikorsky MH-53E Sea Dragon 1986
      sikorsky s-70 H-60 1983
      sikorsky CH-53E Super Stallion19831995
      sikorsky RH-53D 3019751997
      bell HH-1N 19712009
      sikorsky RH-53A151971??
      bell HH-1K Iroquois 2719701991
      bell TH-1L Iroquois 4519691983
      bell UH-1L Iroquois819691983
      bell 206 1801968
      bell UH-1B Iroquois19661972
      B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight 1964
      kaman seasprite 25619622001
      sikorsky s-61 H-3 35519612009
      gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH 76219601970
      sikorsky s-58 H-34 38519551970
      sikorsky s-55 H-19 19511957
      piasecki PV-1819481965





    Individual Helicopters on Database: Login to Edit    

    Construction Numbers on database of this organisation
    5SNIA sa330 puma SA330J Puma
    1bell 209 ah-1 cobra AH-1T Super Cobra
    1bell 47 HTL-7
    19bell 212 UH-1N
    40bell 206 TH-57A Sea Ranger
    1bell 206 OH-58A Kiowa
    89bell 206 TH-57C Sea Ranger
    51bell 206 TH-57B Sea Ranger
    27bell 204 HH-1K Iroquois
    2bell 204 UH-1B Iroquois
    8bell 204 UH-1L Iroquois
    45bell 204 TH-1L Iroquois
    2bell 204 UH-1E Iroquois
    10B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight UH-46D
    15B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight CH-46D
    14B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight UH-46A
    30B-V 107M H-46 Sea Knight CH-46A
    5EC EC145 UH-72A Lakota
    370gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH QH-50D
    381gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH DSN-3 / QH-50C
    3gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH DSN-2 / QH-50B
    9gyrodyne DSN / QH-50 DASH DSN-1 / QH-50A
    2hiller 360 UH-12B HTE-2
    6hughes 369 H-6 TH-6B Cayuse
    4kaman seasprite YHU2K-1
    12kaman seasprite SH-2G
    60kaman seasprite SH-2F
    84kaman seasprite UH-2A
    102kaman seasprite UH-2B
    1kaman huskie HTK-1 / TH-43
    5N-G MQ-8A/B Fire Scout RQ-8A Fire Scout
    23N-G MQ-8A/B Fire Scout MQ-8B Fire Scout
    2N-G MQ-8C Fire Scout
    1piasecki PV-18 HUP-2 / UH-25B Retriever
    2piasecki PV-14 / XHJP-1
    229sikorsky s-70 H-60 MH-60S Seahawk
    1sikorsky s-70 H-60 UH-60A Blackhawk
    42sikorsky s-70 H-60 HH-60H Rescue Hawk
    82sikorsky s-70 H-60 SH-60F Oceanhawk
    186sikorsky s-70 H-60 SH-60B Seahawk
    144sikorsky s-70 H-60 MH-60R Seahawk
    12sikorsky s-55 H-19 HRS-2
    10sikorsky s-55 H-19 HO4S-1
    3sikorsky s-55 H-19 HRS-1
    79sikorsky s-55 H-19 HO4S-3
    2sikorsky s-55 H-19 H-19B Chickasaw
    7sikorsky s-55 H-19 H-19A Chickasaw
    30sikorsky s-55 H-19 HRS-3
    1sikorsky s-61 H-3 CH-3B
    220sikorsky s-61 H-3 HSS-2 Sea King
    73sikorsky s-61 H-3 SH-3D Sea King
    35sikorsky s-61 H-3 SH-3A Sea King
    28sikorsky s-58 H-34 H-34G III
    17sikorsky s-58 H-34 HUS-1 / UH-34D Seahorse
    126sikorsky s-58 H-34 HSS-1N / SH-34J Seabat
    6sikorsky s-58 H-34 HUS-1L / LH-34D
    11sikorsky s-58 H-34 HUS-1A / UH-34E
    217sikorsky s-58 H-34 HSS-1 / SH-34G Seabat
    1sikorsky s-58 H-34 HUS-1Z / VH-34D Seahorse
    4sikorsky s-58 H-34 XHSS-1
    30sikorsky s-65 H-53 RH-53D
    2sikorsky s-65 H-53 CH-53A Sea Stallion
    2sikorsky s-65 H-53 S-65C-1
    17sikorsky s-80 H-53E CH-53E Super Stallion
    47sikorsky s-80 H-53E MH-53E Sea Dragon
    2sikorsky s-56 H-37 HR2S-1W
    2sikorsky S-53 XHJS





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