Topic: 725 Squadron

New Romeo ‘Sensos’ join new Squadron in Jacksonville

Published on by NUSQN 725 (author and photographer)

The RAN's first graduates of the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo Basic Sensor Operators Course, Leading Seaman Tom Clunie and Leading Seaman Liam Carruthers, at Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida, USA. (photo: Unknown)

The RAN's first graduates of the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo Basic Sensor Operators Course, Leading Seaman Tom Clunie and Leading Seaman Liam Carruthers, at Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida, USA.

The New Squadron 725 (NUSQN 725) team at Naval Air Station Jacksonville recently grew by two, with the graduation of the first Royal Australian Navy Aircrewmen to complete the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo Basic Sensor Operators Course and achieve the qualification of ‘Senso’.

Commander Fleet Air Arm visits Romeos in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

Commander Australian Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Vince Di Pietro, prepares to board the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. (photo: LCDR Stephan Immerz)

Commander Australian Fleet Air Arm, Commodore Vince Di Pietro, prepares to board the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

The Commander Fleet Air Arm spent a very busy three days at Jacksonville, Florida visiting New Squadron 725 and all the other people and moving parts that make up the Royal Australian Navy’s future Seahawk Romeo helicopter capability.

New Squadron parades Australian national sport in the US

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer), Mrs Cindy Murray (photographer)

Able Seaman Hall and Warrington contest the ball in a friendly game of Australian rules football between NUSQN 725 and the Fort Lauderdale Fighting Squids at NAS Jacksonville in Florida. (photo: LCDR Stephan Immerz)

Able Seaman Hall and Warrington contest the ball in a friendly game of Australian rules football between NUSQN 725 and the Fort Lauderdale Fighting Squids at NAS Jacksonville in Florida.

New Squadron 725 personnel took time out of their hectic schedules to compete in an exhibition game of Australian Rules Football on a very warm Saturday in Florida recently, playing against the Fort Lauderdale Fighting Squids alongside US Navy counterparts, who donned Aussie rules jerseys for the first time.

Romeos packing a new punch

Published on by NUSQN 725 (author), LS Eammon O'Brien (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Romeo helicopter conducts functional testing of the newly fitted Airborne Low Frequency Sonar System (ALFS) off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: LS Eammon O'Brien)

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Romeo helicopter conducts functional testing of the newly fitted Airborne Low Frequency Sonar System (ALFS) off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida.

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Romeo helicopter has had another system added to its arsenal, with the commencement of dipping operations off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida.

NUSQN 725 commemorates Anzac Day in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), Mrs Christine Watson (photographer)

NUSQN 725 contingent currently stationed in Jacksonville attend a Dawn Service held at the World War Statue, Florida. (photo: Mrs Christine Watson)

NUSQN 725 contingent currently stationed in Jacksonville attend a Dawn Service held at the World War Statue, Florida.

Members of NUSQN 725 commemorated Anzac Day with a Dawn Service and wreath laying ceremony in Jacksonville, Florida.

NUSQN 725 competes in USA National 15km Championships

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author and photographer)

Members of NUSQN 725 before taking on the 15 kilometre Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: LEUT Mark Flowerdew)

Members of NUSQN 725 before taking on the 15 kilometre Gate River Run in Jacksonville, Florida.

Recently members of NUSQN 725 took time out of their busy schedules to participate in the USA National 15km Running Championships in Jacksonville, Florida.

New Romeo delivers unforgettable experience for air crew

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft 3 and 4 arrive at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: LCDR Stephan Immerz)

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft 3 and 4 arrive at NAS Jacksonville, Florida.

The delivery of the third and fourth MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters to NUSQN 725 in late February was an especially memorable occasion for the four Aircrew members who took delivery of them at Lockheed Martin’s factory in Owego, New York and delivered them to NUSQN 725’s temporary base in Jacksonville, Florida.

Romeo capability continues to expand

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft 3 and 4 arrive at NAS Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: LCDR Stephan Immerz)

The Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft 3 and 4 arrive at NAS Jacksonville, Florida.

Delivery of the Royal Australian Navy’s MH-60R Seahawk Romeo capability took another step forward recently, with the arrival of aircraft 3 and 4.

RAN accepts first two Romeos in Jacksonville

This article has photo gallery Published on by Ms Natalie Staples (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

NUSQN 725 at the 'In Service Date' ceremony for the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopter at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: )

NUSQN 725 at the 'In Service Date' ceremony for the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopter at Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida.

The Royal Australian Navy has accepted the first two MH-60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopters to be introduced into service in 2014, at a ceremony held at the Naval Air Station in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Gauntlets 'ready on deck' for Christmas

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

Crewed by Lieutenant Commanders Todd Glynn, Josh Carey and Leading Seaman Aircrewman Chris Hodgkinson, the first of the Navy's two MH-60R Seahawks, Gauntlet 901, departs NAS Jacksonville on 18 December for a Maintenance Test Flight. (photo: LCDR Stephan Immerz)

Crewed by Lieutenant Commanders Todd Glynn, Josh Carey and Leading Seaman Aircrewman Chris Hodgkinson, the first of the Navy's two MH-60R Seahawks, Gauntlet 901, departs NAS Jacksonville on 18 December for a Maintenance Test Flight.

The Royal Australian Navy's MH-60R squadron, NUSQN 725, has been busy completing mandatory inspections, tests and ground runs to get Navy's two new Romeos ‘Ready On Deck’ prior to Christmas.