Type Wings – Current

of the United States Navy

Strike Fighter Wing, Atlantic, based at NAS Oceana,VA

Strike Fighter Wing, Pacific, based at NAS Lemoore,CA

Electronic Combat Wing, Pacific, based at NAS Whidbey Island,WA

Command, Control, Logistics Wing, based at NAS Point Mugu,CA

Helicopter Sea Combat Wing, Atlantic, based at Chambers Field, NS Norfolk,VA

Helicopter Sea Combat Wing, Pacific, based at NAS North Island,CA

Patrol & Reconnaissance Group, based at Chambers Field, NS Norfolk,VA

        –    Patrol & Recon Wing 2, based at MCAF Kaneohe Bay,HI 

        –    Patrol & Recon Wing 10, based at NAS Whidbey Island,WA

        –    Patrol & Recon Wing 11, based at NAS Jacksonville,FL 

        –    Patrol & Recon Force 5th Fleet, based at Misawa Air Base, Japan

        –    Patrol & Recon Force 7th Fleet, based at Misawa Air Base, Japan 

 Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing, Atlantic, based at NAS Mayport,FL

 Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing, Pacific, based at NAS North Island,CA

 Fleet Air Forward, based at NAS Atsugi, Japan

 Strategic Communication Wing 1, based at Tinker AFB,OK

 Training Wing 1, based at NAS Meridian,MS

 Training Wing 2, based at NAS Kingsville,TX 

 Training Wing 4, based at NAS Corpus Christi,TX 

 Training Wing 5, based at NAS Whiting Field,FL 

 Training Wing 6, based at NAS Pensacola,FL 

 Naval Air System Command, based at NAS Patuxent River,MD 

        –  Test Wing Atlantic, based at NAS Patuxent River,MD

        –  Weapons Test Wing Pacific, based at NAS China Lake,CA
 Operational Test & Evaluation Force, based at Chambers Field, NS Norfolk,VA

 Naval Research Laboratory, based at Washington,DC





Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic   Oceana  
VFA-106 Gladiators (FRS)


Oceana AD
Strike Fighter Wing Pacific   Lemoore  
VFA-101 Grim Reapers (FRS) F-35C(15) Eglin AFB EG
VFA-122 Flying Eagle (FRS) F-18E(20),F-18F(52) Lemoore  
VFA-125 Rough Riders (FRS) F-18B/C/D,T-34C Lemoore NJ



Strike Fighter Wing Pacific Detachment F-18A(10),F-18B(8) Fallon  
Electronic Attack Wing Pacific   Whidbey Island NL
VAQ-129 New Vikings (FRS) EA-6B(20),EA-18G(3),F-18F Whidbey Island NL
VAQ-132 Scorpions EA-18G(5) Whidbey Island NL
VAQ-133 Wizards EA-6B(4) Whidbey Island NL
VAQ-142 Gray Wolves EA-6B(4) Whidbey Island NL
Command, Control, Logistics Wing   Point Mugu  
VAW-120 Greyhawks (FRS) E-2C(10),C-2A(7) Chambers Field AD
VRC-30 The Providers C-2A(10) North Island RW
VRC-40 Codfish Airlines C-2A(15) Chambers Field JK
Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Atlantic   Chambers Field  
HM-14 Vanguard MH-53E(10) Chambers Field BJ
HM-15 Blackhawks MH-53E(6) Chambers Field TB
HM-15/Det.1 Blackhawks MH-53E(4) Muharraq AB / Bahrain BJ
HSC-2 Fleet Angels (FRS) MH-60S(15) Chambers Field HU
HSC-22 Sea Knights MH-60S(12) Chambers Field AM
HSC-26 Chargers MH-60S(12) Chambers Field HW
HSC-26/Det.1 Chargers MH-60S(4) Muharraq AB / Bahrain HW
HSC-28 Bay Raiders MH-60S(12) Chambers Field BR
HSC-28/Det. Naples Bay Raiders MH-60S(1) Naples,Italy BR
HSC-84 Redwolves (NR) HH-60H(8) Chambers Field NW
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Helicopter Sea Combat  Wing Pacific   North Island  
HS-10 Warhawks (FRS) SH-60F(16) North Island RA
HSC-3 Merlins (FRS) MH-60S(8) North Island SA
HSC-21 Blackjacks MH-60S(17) North Island VR
HSC-23 Wildcards MH-60S(8) North Island WC
HSC-85 Golden Gaters (NR) MH-60S(6) North Island NW
HSC-85/Det.A Golden Gaters (NR) MH-60S(2) San Clemente NW
Patrol & Recon Group   Chambers Field  
VP-30 Crow’s Nest (FRS) P-3C(32) Jacksonville LL
VP-30/Det.1 Crow’s Nest (FRS) C-20A(1) Sigonella,Italy LL
Patrol & Recon Wing 2 RQ-4A(2) MCAF Kaneohe Bay  
VPU-2 Wizards P-3C(3),UP-3A(1) MCAF Kaneohe Bay SP
VP-4 Skinny Dragons P-3C(10) MCAF Kaneohe Bay YD
VP-9 Golden Eagles P-3C(10) MCAF Kaneohe Bay PD
VP-47 Golden Swordsmen P-3C(10) MCAF Kaneohe Bay RD
Patrol & Recon Wing 10   Whidbey Island  
VP-1 Screaming Eagles P-3C(9) Whidbey Island YB
VP-40 Fighting Marlins P-3C(9) Whidbey Island QE
VP-46 Gray Knights P-3C(9) Whidbey Island RC
VP-69 Totems (NR) P-3C(6) Whidbey Island PJ
VQ-1 World Watchers EP-3E(4),UP-3P(3) Whidbey Island PR
VQ-2 Batman EP-3E(6),P-3C(1) Whidbey Island JQ
Patrol & Recon Wing 11   Jacksonville  
VP-5 Mad Foxes P-3C(9) Jacksonville LA
VP-8 Tigers P-3C(9) Jacksonville LC
VP-10 Red Lancers P-3C(9) Jacksonville LD
VP-16 Eagles P-3C(9) Jacksonville LF
VP-26 Tridents P-3C(9) Jacksonville LK
VP-45 Pelicans P-3C(9) Jacksonville LN
VP-62 Broadarrows (NR) P-3C(6) Jacksonville LT
VPU-1 Old Buzzards P-3C(3),UP-3A(1) Jacksonville OB
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Patrol & Recon Force 5.Fleet/CTF-57   Atsugi,Japan  
Patrol & Recon Force 7.Fleet/CTF-72   Atsugi,Japan  
VP (TDY) P-3C (TDY) Kadena AB/Japan  
VP/Det.1 (TDY) P-3C (TDY) Misawa,Japan  
Pacific Missile Range Facility C-26D(3) Barking Sands  
Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing Atlantic   Mayport  
HSM-40 Air Wolves (FRS) SH-60B(15), MH-60R(15) Mayport HK
HSL-42 Proud Warriors SH-60B(14) Jacksonville HH
HSL-44 Swamp Foxes SH-60B(14) Jacksonville HP
HSL-46 Grandmasters SH-60B(14) Mayport HQ
HSL-48 Vipers SH-60B(14) Mayport HR
HSL-60 Jaguars (NR) SH-60B(6) Mayport NW
Helicopter MaritimeStrike Wing Pacific   North Island  
HSL-37 Easy Riders SH-60B(10) MCAF Kaneohe Bay TH
HSM-41 Sea Hawks (FRS) MH-60R(15) North Island TS
HSL-43 Battle Cats SH-60B(10) North Island TT
HSL-45 Wolfpack SH-60B(10) North Island TZ
HSL-49 Scorpions SH-60B(10) North Island TX
HSL-51 Warlords SH-60B(10) Atsugi,Japan TA
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Fleet Air Forward   Atsugi,Japan  
HSC-25 Island Knights MH-60S(12) Andersen AFB, Guam RB
HSC-25/Det.6 Island Knights MH-60S(2) Atsugi,Japan RB
Strategic Communication Wing 1   Tinker  
VQ-3 Ironmen E-6B(6) Tinker TC
VQ-3/Det.A Ironmen E-6B(2) Travis TC
VQ-4 Shadows E-6B(6) Tinker HL
VQ-4/Det.A Shadows E-6B(2) Patuxent River HL
VQ-7 Roughnecks B-737(2) Tinker  
Training Wing 1   Meridian A
VT-7 Eagles T-45C Meridian A
VT-9 Tigers T-45C Meridian A
Training Wing 2   Kingsville B
VT-21 Red Hawks T-45A Kingsville B
VT-22 King Eagles T-45A Kingsville B
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Training Wing 4   Corpus Christi D
VT-27 Boomers T-34C(35) Corpus Christi D
VT-28 Rangers T-34C(36) Corpus Christi D
VT-31 Wise Owls T-44A(57) Corpus Christi D
VT-35 Stingrays TC-12B Corpus Christi D
Training Wing 5   Whiting Field E
VT-2 Doerbirds T-34C(49) Whiting Field E
VT-3 Red Knights T-34C(49)>T-6A Whiting Field E
VT-6 Shooters T-34C(49) Whiting Field E
HT-8 Eightballers TH-57C Whiting Field E
HT-18 Vigilant Eagles TH-57C Whiting Field E
HT-28 Hellions TH-57C Whiting Field E
Training Wing 6   Pensacola F
VT-4 Warbucks T-1A, T-6A, T-39N Pensacola F
VT-10 Wildcats T-1A, T-6A Pensacola F
VT-86 Sabre Hawks T-45C, T-39G/N(3/15) Pensacola F
NFDS "Blue Angels" F-18A(10), C-130F(1) Pensacola BA
Naval Air System Command   Patuxent River AI
Naval Air Warfare Center   Arlington AI
Aircraft Division/NAWC   Patuxent River AI
NCCS (NCoastalSysCenter) MH-53E(1) Panama City AI
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Test Wing Atlantic   Patuxent River SD
VX-20 P-3C(13),KC-130F(2),T-2C(4),T-6A Patuxent River SD
HX-21 Blackjack

UH-1Y(2),AH-1W/Z(3/3),TH-57C(2), MH-60S(2),CH-53E(1),MV-22B(7)

Patuxent River SD
VX-23 Salty Dogs


EA-18G(1), T-45A/C(1/1)

Patuxent River SD
Naval Test Pilot School



Patuxent River SD
Ranges and Test Facilities   Patuxent River SD
Chesapeake Bay Test Range   Chesepeake Bay SD
Atlantic Ocean Test Range   Wallops Island SD
Weapons Division/NAWC   Washington AI
Weapons Test Wing Pacific   China Lake AI
VX-30 Bloodhounds NP-3D(3),F-18A/B(2/3),S-3B(4) Point Mugu AI
VX-31 Dust Devils


AV-8B (6), UH-1Y(1), AH-1Z(1),


China Lake AI
Weapons Division/NAWC   San Nicolas AI
Weapons Division/NAWC   Barking Sands AI
Weapons Division/NAWC   Kanai AI
Operational Test & Evaluation Force   Chambers Field  
VX-1 ASW-Pioneers P-3C(9),SH-60B(12) Patuxent River JA
VX-9 Vampires F-18A(12),AV-8B(3),AH-1W(3) China Lake XE
Naval Research Laboratory   Washington  
VXS-1 Warlocks P-3B(4),RC-12F/M(1/1) Patuxent River  
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Figures in brackets indicate number of aircraft flown in each squadron.

FRS = Fleet Replacement Squadron
HC = Helicopter Support Squadron

HM = Helicopter Minewarfare Squadron

HS = Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron

HSC = Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron
HSL = Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Light

HSM = Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron
HT = Helicopter Training Squadron
HX = Helicopter Development Squadron

MCAF = Marine Corps Air Facility
NAS = Naval Air Station

NFDS "Blue Angels" = Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron "Blue Angels"
NR = Naval Reserve

NS = Naval Station

NSWAS = Naval Strike Warfare Air School
NWTS = Naval Weapons Test Squadron
VAQ = Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron

VAW = Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron

VC = Composite Squadron
VFA = Strike Fighter Squadron
VQ = Fleet Air Reconnaissance Squadron

VRC = Fleet Logistics Support Squadron

VT = Training Squadron
VX = Development Squadron

VXS = Scientific Development Squadron

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