Topic: MH-60R Seahawk

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 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.

Romeo’s first flight

Published on by Minister for Defence Materiel the Hon. Dr Mike Kelly AM MP (author), Woodstock Studio Photography Services Stuart Walls (photographer)

Australia's first MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft, complete with RAN kangaroo roundel aircraft markings, conducts its initial test flight at Sikorsky's production facility in Stratford, Connecticut, USA. (photo: Stuart Walls)

Australia's first MH-60R Seahawk Romeo aircraft, complete with RAN kangaroo roundel aircraft markings, conducts its initial test flight at Sikorsky's production facility in Stratford, Connecticut, USA.

Minister for Defence Materiel Dr Mike Kelly AM MP today announced the first of 24 MH-60R Seahawk Romeo helicopters has successfully completed its first test flight.

Getting ‘Romeo-ready’: RAN aircrew achieve MH60-R training milestone

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NUSQN 725 aircrew all smiles after completing their initial Seahawk Romeo training. Rear: LCDR Todd Glynn, front: LCDRs Pete Talbot, Nigel Rowan and LEUT Mark Flowerdew. (photo: Unknown)

NUSQN 725 aircrew all smiles after completing their initial Seahawk Romeo training. Rear: LCDR Todd Glynn, front: LCDRs Pete Talbot, Nigel Rowan and LEUT Mark Flowerdew.

The Royal Australian Navy is a step closer to being ‘Romeo-ready’ after NUSQN 725 aircrew successfully reached an important milestone in their MH-60R Seahawk ‘Romeo’ helicopter training.