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Phase 1 Wing, NAVAL AVIATION PLATFORMS AND MISSIONS
Terms in this set (18)
What are the 6 basic core capabilities?
What is Forward Presence?
Key capabilities establishing maritime forces throughout the world.
What is Deterrence?
Deter aggressors from acting by, removing conditions for conflict, protecting deployed forces, possessing superior military strength, aligned to national belief that preventing war is as important as winning.
What is Sea control?
Protects ability to operate freely at sea by performing maritime capabilities such as:
attack of coastal/surface/subsurface platforms
What is Power Projection?
Ability to project from sea is essential to maritime strategy and uniquely suited to Naval Aviation.
What is Maritime Security?
Enhances Global stability and protects U.S shorelines; maintaining sea security and mitigating threats short of war.
What is Humanitarian Assistance/Disaster relief?
Human obligation and foundation of human character; majority of world's population can be readily aided from the sea.
Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC)
Perform rescue, logistics, mine countermeasures, and SAR
Helicopter Maritime Strike (HSM)
Primary: antisubmarine/anti-surface warfare; secondary: logistics, rescue
Helicopter Training (HT)
Provide basic and advanced training of student naval aviators in rotary wing aircraft
Tactical Electronic Warfare (VAQ)
Fixed wing squadrons that tactically exploit, suppress, degrade, and deceive enemy electromagnetic defensive and offensive systems
Carier Airborne Early Warning (VAW)
Fixed wing, carrier-based squadrons providing early warning against: weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft
Fleet Composite (VQ)
Fixed wing utility squadrons providing air services such as simulation and target towing
Strike Fighter (VFA)
Fixed wing employed by fighter and attack missions
Fixed wing land-based squadrons providing electronic warfare support to include: search, interception, recording and analysis of radiated electromagnetic energy
Air Logistics Support (VRC)
Fixed wing squadrons that transport personnel and supplies for COD.
Fixed wing squadrons providing basic and advanced training for student naval aviators and flight officers.
Air Test and Evaluation (VX/VXE)
Fixed wing squadrons that test and evaluate operational capabilities of new aircraft and equipment.
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