Topic: 725 Squadron

Fleet Air Arm combat capability boosted with delivery of first Romeo

This article has photo gallery Published on by LCDR Stephan Immerz (photographer)

NUSQN 725 aircraft arrive at their new home in Jacksonville, Florida. (photo: LCDR Stephan Immerz)

NUSQN 725 aircraft arrive at their new home in Jacksonville, Florida.

The arrival of the Royal Australian Navy’s first two MH-60R helicopters at Naval Air Station Jacksonville last week was a welcome site for NUSQN 725 personnel.

First MH-60R Seahawk Romeos accepted by Defence

Published on by CAPT Scott Lockey (author), Mr Daniel Rude (photographer)

Carrying the tail number N48-001, Australia's first Seahawk Romeo completed its first flight. (photo: Mr Daniel Rude)

Carrying the tail number N48-001, Australia's first Seahawk Romeo completed its first flight.

The Defence Materiel Organisation reached a significant milestone overnight when it took delivery of the first two of 24 MH‑60R Seahawk Romeo maritime combat helicopters from the United States Navy.

Commander Australian Fleet gets first hand view of future aviation force

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author)

Commander Australian Fleet, RADM Tim Barrett and two members of the Airworthiness Board meet with 725 Squadron personnel undergoing training for the new MH-60R helicopters in Jacksonville, Florida.   (photo: Unknown)

Commander Australian Fleet, RADM Tim Barrett and two members of the Airworthiness Board meet with 725 Squadron personnel undergoing training for the new MH-60R helicopters in Jacksonville, Florida.

The maturity of the MH-60R training and support systems was showcased to Commander Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Tim Barrett and two members of the Airworthiness Board during a recent two day visit to Jacksonville, Florida.

NUSQN 725 receives Advanced Weapons Training in Jacksonville

Published on by LS Ben Wellard (author), LEUT Alex Hale (photographer)

Leading Seaman Ben Wellard, Able Seaman Josh Beaven and Mr Patrick Walters (US NAVAIR Fleet Weapons Support Team), receive advanced weapons training on the AGM-114 Hellfire Missile. (photo: LEUT Alex Hale)

Leading Seaman Ben Wellard, Able Seaman Josh Beaven and Mr Patrick Walters (US NAVAIR Fleet Weapons Support Team), receive advanced weapons training on the AGM-114 Hellfire Missile.

Royal Australian Navy personnel posted to Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville, Florida with NUSQN 725 have recently been learning the ‘ins and outs’ of both the MK-54 Torpedo and the AGM-114 Hellfire Missile.

Warrant Officer of the Navy stops in on NUSQN 725

Published on by CPOATV Phil Copley (author), Mr Clark Pierce (photographer)

(L-R) LS Benjamin Elliott, WO-N Martin Holzberger, LSA Eammon O'Brien and LS Tyron Garrett talk about anti-submarine warfare improvements in the MH-60R helicopter. (photo: Mr Clark Pierce)

(L-R) LS Benjamin Elliott, WO-N Martin Holzberger, LSA Eammon O'Brien and LS Tyron Garrett talk about anti-submarine warfare improvements in the MH-60R helicopter.

Warrant Officer of the Navy (WO-N), WO Martin Holzberger has visited NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville, Florida to view the progress of MH-60R training and hear how the officers and sailors have integrated into the US Navy training system.

Ambassador Beazley visits NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author), Mr Clark Pierce (photographer)

The Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Honourable Kim Beazley, AC, talks to NUSQN 725 personnel in Jacksonville, Florida.  (photo: Mr Clark Pierce )

The Australian Ambassador to the United States, the Honourable Kim Beazley, AC, talks to NUSQN 725 personnel in Jacksonville, Florida.

The Australian Ambassador to the United States of America, the Honourable Kim Beazley, AC, has visited NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville Florida this week. 

MH-60R Seahawk Romeo training devices enhance preparedness

Published on by CPOATV Gordon Davis (author and photographer)

The Avionics Sailors of NUSQN 725 get some training on the United States Navy's synthetic training devices. (photo: CPOATV Gordon Davis)

The Avionics Sailors of NUSQN 725 get some training on the United States Navy's synthetic training devices.

The Avionics Sailors of NUSQN 725 may have finished their time in the ordnance classroom, but they are finding the United States Navy's synthetic training devices to be an extremely valuable training tool.

New home for NUSQN in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Brad Doyle (author and photographer)

New Squadron 725's new headquarters at Jacksonville Air Base in Florida. (photo: LEUT Brad Doyle)

New Squadron 725's new headquarters at Jacksonville Air Base in Florida.

New Squadron 725, under the command of Commander David Frost, is the proud tenant of a new, but temporary piece of Fleet Air Arm real estate.

Romeo capability taking shape in Jacksonville

Published on by LEUT Aaron Abbott (author)

Members of NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville, Florida after completing Naval Air Training and Operation Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks during 'Romeo' training with the US Navy. Members are (L-R) LEUT Aaron Abbott, LCDR Michael Robertson, LEUT John F (photo: )

Members of NUSQN 725 in Jacksonville, Florida after completing Naval Air Training and Operation Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks during 'Romeo' training with the US Navy. Members are (L-R) LEUT Aaron Abbott, LCDR Michael Robertson, LEUT John F

The latest group of aircrew from the Royal Australian Navy's New Squadron 725 (NUSQN 725) has completed their Naval Air Training and Operating Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) checks in Florida, USA with flying colours.

Romeo training hits full throttle in the US

Published on by LEUT Mark Flowerdew (author)

MH-60R Simulator training. (photo: Unknown)

MH-60R Simulator training.

NUSQN 725 (CMDR David Frost) has been hitting the books and burning the midnight oil as it undertakes training with the USN in Jacksonville, Florida USA.