Topic: 725 Squadron
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’.
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 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.
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.
Members of NUSQN 725 commemorated Anzac Day with a Dawn Service and wreath laying ceremony 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.