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What are the 6 basic core capabilities that we address?

Forward presence
Deterrence
Sea control
Power protection
Maritime security
Humanitarian assistance/ disaster relief

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Protects the ability to operate freely at sea and is an important enabler of joint and interagency operations?

Sea control

2

The ability to protect from the sea?

Power protection

3

Aligned to the national belief that preventing wars is as important as winning wars?

Deterrence

4

Key capability that established maritime forces in regions throughout the world?

Forward presence

5

The maintenance of security at sea and the mitigation of threats short of war?

Maritime security

6

A human obligation and a foundation of human character?

Humanitarian assistance/ disaster relief

7

Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC)?

Units perform rescue, logistics, mine countermeasures, and eventually combat search-and-rescue missions.

8

Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM)?

Tasked with the primary role of anti submarine and anti-surface warfare, and secondary roles of logistics and rescue.

9

Helicopter Training (HT)?

Provides basic and advanced training of student Naval Aviatirs in rotary wing aircraft.

10

Tactical Electronic Warfare (VAQ)?

Fixed wing squadrons that tactically exploit, suppress, degrade and deceive enemy electromagnetic defensive and offensive systems.

11

Carrier Airborne Early Warning (VAW)?

Fixed wing carrier based squadrons that provide early warning against weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft.

12

Fleet Composite (VC)?

Fixed wing utility squadrons providing air services for the fleet such as simulations and target towing.

13

Strike Fighter (VFA)?

Fixed wing squadrons employed for both fighter and attack missions

14

Patrol (VP)?

Fixed wing land based squadrons that perform anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, reconnaissance and mining

15

Fleet Air Reconnisance (VQ)

Fixed wing squadrons that provide electronic warfare support to include search, interception, recording and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy.

16

Aircraft Logistics Support (VR)?

Fixed wing squadrons that transport personnel and supplies for carrier inboard delivery

17

Training ( VT)?

Fixed wing squadrons that provide a basic and advanced training for student naval aviators and flight officers.

18

Air test and Evaluation (VX/VXE)?

Fixed wing squadrons that test and evaluate the operational capabilities of new aircraft and equipment in an operational environment.