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State the primary mission of the following aviation communities:
HC
helicopter Combat Support-Rotary Wing: Plane guard, sea-air rescue, mail delivery, and personnel transfer aircraft (H-1, H-3, C-HH-46D, CH-53E)
HCS
Helicopter Combat Support Special Squadron-Rotary Wing: Deployable combat rescue detachments in support of aircraft carrier and amphibious operations. (HH-60H)
HM
Helicopter Mine Countermeasures-Rotary Wing: Aerial mine hunting and minesweeping by deploying into and towing through the water, sleds designed to detect or clear minefields. (CH/RH-53, MH-53)
HS
Helicopter Antisubmarine-Rotary Wing: Carrier based anti-submarine warfare, plane guard, search and rescue and logistics.  (SH-2G, SH-60B)
HSL
Helicopter Antisubmarine Light: Small helo's from ships such as DDG's or FFG's. also perform searcha nd rescue and logistics. (SH-2G, SK-60B)
HT
Helicopter Training: basic and advanced training of student naval aviators in rotary wing aircraft. (TH-57)
VAQ
Tactical Electronic Warfare-Fixed Wing: Tactically exploits, suppresses, degrades, and deceives enemy electromagnetic defensive and offensive systems including communication, in support of airstrike and fleet operations.  (EA-6B Prowler, EA-7, EP-3A)
VAW
Carrier Airborne Early Warning-Fixed Wing: Carrier based and provide early warning against weather, missiles, shipping and aircraft. (E-2C)
VC
Fleet Composite-Fixed Wing: Utility and air services for the fleet such as simulations and target towing. (TA-4J, S/UH-3A, CH-53E, VP-3A)
VF
Fighter-Fixed Wing: used against aircraft and ground installations to defend surface units., escort attack aircraft and give close air support to landing forces. (F-14, F-16N, T-38)
VFA
Striker Fighter-Fixed Wing: Fighter and attack missions. (F/A-18)
VMFA
Marine Fighter Attack-Fixed Wing: Strike Fighter squadrons employed for both fighter and attack missions. (F/A-18, AV-8B)
VP
Patrol-Fixed Wing: Perform anti-submarine warfare, reconnaissance and mining. (P-3)
VQ
Fleet Air Reconnaissance-Fixed Wing: Electronic warfare support including search for, interception, recording, and analyss of radiated electromagnetic energy. (ES-3, EP-3, E-6, EC-130)
VR
Aircraft Logistics Support-Fixed Wing: Transport of personnel and supplies. (C-9, C-12, C-20, CT-39, C-130, C-131)
VRC
Carrier Logistics Support-Fixed Wing: Transports personnel and supplies. (C-2 Greyhound, US-3)
VS
Carrier Antisubmarine Warfare-Fixed Wing: Surface search and sea control. (S-3)
VT
Training-Fixed Wing: Provide basic and advanced training for student naval aviators and flight officers. (T-2, TA-4, T-34, T-44, T-47, T-45)
VX
VX-Air Test and Evaluation-Fixed Wing: Tests and evaluates the operatinal capabilities of new aircraft and equpment in an operational environment. (A4M/T, TA-4J, A-6, AV-8, F/A-18A/B, S-3A/B, P-3A/C, UH-1N, AH-1J/T/W, SH-2F, SH-3H, SH-60B/F, OV-10A/D)
VXE
Antarctic Developement-Fixed Wing: Supports operation Deep Freeze. (LC-130, UH-1H)
Identify the mission of the following naval aircraft:
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AV-8 Harrier
Fighter Attack
C-130 Hercules
Logistics Support
C-2 Greyhound
Carrier Logistics Support
C-20 Gulfstream
Logistics Support
C-9 Sky Train
Logistics Support
EA-6B Prowler
Tactical Electronic Warfare
E-2 Hawkeye
Airborne Early Warning
C-12 Huron
Logistics Support
E-6 Mercury
Fleet Air Reconnaissance
F/A-18 Hornet
Fighter/Attack
F-14 Tomcat
Fighter
H-2 Seasprite
Helicopter Antisubmarine Light
H-3 Sea King
Helicopter Antisubmarine
H-46 Sea Knight
Helicopter Combat Support
H-53 Sea Stallion
Helicopter Mine Countermeasures
SH-60B Seahawk
Helicopter Antisubmarine Light
SH-60F Oceanhawk
Helicopter Antisubmarine
HH-60H Seahawk
Helicopter Antisubmarine
P-3 Orion
Patrol
S-3 Viking
Carrier Antisubmarine Warfare
TA-4 Sky Hawk
Training
T-2 Buckeye
Training
T-45 Goshawk
Training
UH-1N Iroquois
Helicopter Combat Support
T-34 Mentor
Training
T-44 Pegasus
Training
F-5 Tiger II
Fighter
AH-1 Cobra
Helicopter Combat Support
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