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HSM

Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (H-60)

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HSC

Helicopter Combat Support (H-60)

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HM

Helicopter Mine Countermeasures (H-53)

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HT

Helicopter Training Squadron (H-57)

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VAQ

Electronic Attack Squadron (EA-6B)

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VAW

Carrier Airborne Early Warning Station (E-2)

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VC/UAV

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (RQ-2)

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VF

Fighter Squadron (F-14)

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VFA

Strike Fighter Squadron (F/A-18)

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VMFA

Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (F/A-18)

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VP

Patrol Squadron (P-3)

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VQ

Fleet Air Recon (P-3)

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VR

Fleet Logistics Support (C-9)

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VRC

Fleet Logistics Support (Carrier Onboard Delivery) (C-2)

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VS

Sea Control Squadron (S-3, now dissolved with missions going to F-18, H-60 and P-3)

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VT

Training Squadron (T-34)

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VX

Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (Tests UAVs and tactical aircraft)

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C-130 Hercules

Heavy-lift logistics (VR)

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C-2 Greyhound

Heavy-lift logistics (VRC)

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C-20 Gulfstream

small personnel transport, used for logistics

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C-40 Clipper

Boeing 737

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C-9 Skytrain

Logistics (VR, VRC)

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EA-6B Prowler

Interrupts enemy electronics

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E-2 Hawkeye

Command and control, battle space management. Pretty much the air traffic controllers of the area they're operating in

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C-12 Huron

Small personnel and logistics plane

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E-6 Mercury

airborne command post and communications relay. Currently replacing the E-2. Boeing 707

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F/A-18 Hornet (C/D/E/F)

Attacks and destroys bad guys, combat air patrol, rescap/rescort

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F-16 Fighting Falcon

Also attacks an destroys bad guys

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H-1 Huey

multi-mission, old school

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VH-3D Sea King

Anti-submarine, SAR, personnel transport, logistics, etc. First amphibious helo

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H-53 Sea Stallion

Heavy lifting, cargo/pax transport, mine countermeasures/towing

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SH-60B Seahawk

anti-submarine

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SH-60F Oceanhawk

Anti-sub, being replaced by romeos

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HH-60H Seahawk

NSW support, being replaced by the romeos and sierras

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MH-60S Nighthawk

The fines bird in the fleet. Multi-mission aircraft that can pretty much do anything.

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VH-60N Nighthawk

variance of blackhawk, mulitmission

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P-3C Orion

Submarine patrol, communications relay

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S-3B Viking

Anti-sub, being replaced by several different aircraft with the same types of mission

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RQ-4A Global Hawk

Humongous Air Force UAV used for recon

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T-2 buckeye

small training plane

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T-6 Texan 2

Two-seater training plane

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T-34 Mentor

Another training plane! A trend develops!

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T-39 Sabreliner

Mid-sized training jet

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T-44 Pegasus

Small training plane configured for passengers

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T-45 Goshawk

Small training jet

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F-5 Tiger 2

Marine Corps fighter jet

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V-22A Osprey

Marine Plane/Helo can do fixed wing and rotor missions