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US Navy - Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 16 (HELMINERON 16)

HM-16 'Seahawks'

 
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STATUS:   HM-16 established on September 20, 1974
HM-16 disestablished on January 2, 1987

 AIRCRAFT:   Sikorsky RH-53D Sea Stallion
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RH-53D Sea Stallion (HM-16) - June 1985

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallion (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

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RH-53D Sea Stallions (HM-16) - 1982

hm-16 seahawks helicopter mine countermeasures squadron navy rh-53d sea stallion 03 operation evening light eagle claw 1980 uss nimitz cvn-68 iran
Six U.S. Navy Sikorsky RH-53D Sea Stallion helicopters of helicopter mine countermeasures squadron HM-16 Sea Hawks fly over the aircraft carrier
USS Nimitz (CVN-68) in preparation of "Operation Evening Light" (Eagle Claw), in the Arabian Sea in April 1980; a seventh is visible on the flight deck.
Six helicopters would be lost during the failed attempt to rescue U.S. hostages in Iran on 24 April 1980

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