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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:

MQ-8B Fire Scout on Coast Guard Ship for First Time, 16-Dec-14 : POINT MUGU, Calif. – The U.S. Coast Guard, in conjunction with Northrop Grumman Corporation and the U.S. Navy, flew the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter off the national security cutter (NSC), USCGC Bertholf (WMSL-750), Dec. 5 off the coast of Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu.

US Navy awarded $420M Rockwell Collins ARC-210 radios, 15-Dec-14 : CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Rockwell Collins has received a $420 million, four-year contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for continued deliveries of the ARC-210 advanced airborne software defined radio (SDR) system.

DynCorp To Support US Navy Aircraft At NAS Fallon, 11-Dec-14 : DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $44,530,685 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for organizational, selected intermediate, and limited depot level maintenance and logistics services for aircraft assigned to the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center, Fallon, Nevada.

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Locations for this Organisation: Login to Edit    

Base / HeliportUnits of this Base/Heliport
   GU Andersen AFBHSC-25 Island Knights 2005/now
   JP Atsugi Kaigun-hikōjōHSM-77 Saberhawks 2012/now
HSC-12 Golden Falcons 2012/now
HSM-51 Warlords 2013/now
   China LakeVX-31 Dust Devils
VX-9 Vampires 1951/now
NAWS
   MCAF Kaneohe BayHSM-37 Easy Riders 2014/now
   NAS FallonLonghorns
   NAS JacksonvilleHS-11 Dragonslayers 1973/now
HS-5 Nightdippers 1976/now
HSM-74 Swamp Fox 2011/now
HSM-72 Proud Warriors 2013/now
HSM-70 Spartans 2009/now
   NAS Mayport / McDonald FieldHSL-48 Vipers 1989/now
HSL-60 Jaguars 2001/now
HSM-40 Airwolves 2009/now
HSM-46 Grandmasters 2012/now
   NAS MeridianNAS Meridian SAR
   NAS NorfolkHSC-26 Chargers 2005/now
HSC-9 Tridents 2009/now
HSC-28 Dragonwhales 2005/now
HSC-84 Red Wolves 2006/now
HM-14 Vanguard 1978/now
HM-15 Blackhawks 2010/now
HSC-7 Dusty Dogs 2011/now
HSC-2 Fleet Angels 2006/now
HSC-22 Sea Knights 2006/now
   NAS North IslandHSL-49 Scorpions 1990/now
HSM-78 Blue Hawks 2012/now
HSC-3 Merlins 2005/now
HSM-71 Raptors 2007/now
HSC-8 Eightballers 2007/now
HSC-21 Blackjacks 2005/now
HS-4 Black Knights 1975/now
HSC-6 Indians 2011/now
HSC-85 Firehawks 2006/now
HSM-75 Wolf Pack 2011/now
HSC-4 Black Knights 2012/now
HSC-15 Red Lions 2012/now
HSM-41 Seahawks 2007/now
HSC-23 Wildcards 2006/now
HSM-73 Battle Cats 2007/now
HSM-35 Magicians 2012/now
HSC-14 Chargers 2013/now
   NAS Patuxent RiverUSNTPS 1945/now
HX-21 Blackjack 1949/now
VX-1 Pioneers 1970/now
   NAS Point MuguVX-30 1995/now
   NAS Whidbey Island - Ault FieldNAS Whidbey Island SAR
   NAS Whiting FieldHT-8 Eightballers 1973/now
HT-18 Vigilant Eagles 1972/now
HT-28 Hellions 2007/now
   Saufley FieldHT-8 Eightballers 1973/now



Models in this Organisation: Login to Edit    

ModelDel'dFromTo
  N-G MQ-8C Fire Scout 2013
  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







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