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  • usa Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37

    US Navy


    HSL-37 : Easy Riders
    United States Naval Aviation

    1975 to 2014    





    Helicopters

    Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37
    Easy Riders, tail code TH established at NAS Barbers Point, Hawaii on July 3 1975 flying the SH-2F Seasprite LAMPS I. The squadron changed to the SH-60B Seahawk LAMPS III in 1992. As of 2011 is Navys oldest operational LAMPS squadron.

    LAMPS ( Light Airborne Multi-Purpose System ) squadrons provides helicopters to be embarked on surface ships escorts as frigates, destroyers and cruisers.

    The squadron celebrated 93,000 Class-A mishap-free flight hours in 2011

    On September 2013 they received their first 4 MH-60R Seahawks.

    Redesignated HSM-37 January 2014
    Since Oct 2006, the unit has operated the Virtual Flight Deck Training System to make deck direction training more realistic.



    Jul75, I was one of the enlisted team that commissioned HSL-37 at Barbers Point. CTRCS Ben H. Furnas
    1983-1987 Transferred over from the USS Kitty Hawk (CV-63), did 4-years at HSL-37, eventually retired in 2004. Had a great adventure and experienced so much while at HSL-37. I still remember vividly most the officers and enlisted I served with there. A great bunch of professionals I am so proud and privileged to have served with. While there we earned the Battle-E, Isabel Trophy, and much more. Senior LSE Instructor Bob Kimo Lastimosa, ABH1.
    1991-1992, I was on the very first SH-60 Det ... the det hogs. Clemente Delgado


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    News of Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37


    HSL-37 surpasses 100,000 flight hours, 08-May-13 : MARINE CORPS BASE HAWAII By Lt. j.g. David Indiveri - Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron Light 37 successfully surpassed 100,000 SH-60B flight hours Monday, March 26, 2013; a remarkable milestone for the Navy’s only helicopter squadron based in Hawaii.



    Locations


    YearsLocationICAO/FAA
    1999/14MCAS Kaneohe Bay PHNG
    1975/99Kalaeloa Airport / John Rodgers FieldPHJR



    Models

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    YearsModels
    1992/14S-70 H-60
    1972/92Seasprite





    Operations


    DatesOperation
    15-jul-1306-aug-13AU Talisman Saber 2013




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