Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 73 (HELMARSTRIKERON 73)

HSM-73 ‘Battle Cats’

 

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STATUS:

HSL-43 established on October 5, 1984

HSL-43 redesignated HSM-73 on February 1, 2012

    

Homebase: NAS North Island, San Diego, California

Carrier Air Wing: CVW-17

Aircraft Carrier: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

ACTIVE UNIT

AIRCRAFT:

Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk (2012-)

DEPLOYMENTS:

August 22, 2014 - June 4, 2015 with CVW-17 aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - May 2015

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) - February 2015

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) - January 2015

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - December 2014

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) aboard USS Dewey (DDG 105) - December 2014

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) aboard USS Gridley (DDG 101) - December 2014

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - November 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) aboard USS Dewey (DDG 105) - September 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) aboard USS Dewey (DDG 105) - August 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) aboard USS Dewey (DDG 105) - May 2014

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) - May 2014

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73 / CVW-17) embarked on USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) - January 2014

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - October 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - October 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) - August 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) - August 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - June 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) - June 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) during preflight checks aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) - June 2013

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) loaded with AGM-114 Hellfire missiles - February 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - February 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - February 2013

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) - February 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) aboard USS Freedom (LCS 1) - February 2013

 

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MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - February 2013

 

MH-60R Seahawk (HSM-73) - September 2012

 

 

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