Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 13 (CARAEWRON 13)

VAW-13 ‘Zappers’

 

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STATUS:

VAW-13 established on September 1, 1959

VAW-13 redesignated VAQ-130 on October 1, 1968

AIRCRAFT:

Douglas AD-5W (EA-1E) Skyraider

Douglas AD-5Q (EA-1F) Skyraider

Grumman WF-2 Tracer

Douglas EKA-3B Skywarrior

 

 

DEPLOYMENTS:

various detachment deployments, assigned to CVG, CVW’s aboard aircraft carriers

 

images

 

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EKA-3B Skywarrior (VAW-13 / CVW-6) embarked on USS America (CVA 66) at NAS Alameda, California - 1968

 

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EKA-3B Skywarrior (VAW-13 / CVW-6) embarked on USS America (CVA 66) - October 1968

 

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EKA-3B Skywarrior (VAW-13 / CVW-14) embarked on USS Constellation (CVA 64) - 1968

 

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EKA-3B Skywarrior (VAW-13 / CVW-21) embarked on USS Hancock (CVA 19) - 1968

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13 / Det.63) aboard USS Kitty Hawk (CVA 63) - 1967/68

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) embarked on USS Constellation (CVA 64) - 1967

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) embarked on USS Constellation (CVA 64) - 1966

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) embarked on USS Enterprise (CVAN 65) - 1966

 

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EA-1F Skyraiders (VAW-13) - 1965 (NNAM)

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) embarked on USS Oriskany (CVA 34) - 1965 (NNAM)

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) embarked on USS Kitty Hawk (CVA 63) - 1965 (NNAM)

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) - 1963 (NNAM)

 

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EA-1F Skyraider (VAW-13) at NAS Alameda, California - 1963

 

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AD-5Q Skyraider (VAW-13) at NAS Alameda, California - 1962

 

 

history

 

 

patches

 

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