VP-9

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Patrol Squadron 9
Insignia of Patrol Squadron 9 (United States Navy).jpg
Active March 15, 1951 – present
Country  United States of America
Branch United States Navy Seal United States Navy
Type Patrol squadron
Nickname Golden Eagles
Aircraft flown
Patrol P-3 Orion

Patrol Squadron 9 (VP-9) is a U.S. Navy patrol squadron located at Marine Corps Base Hawaii between the towns of Kailua and Kaneohe, in Honolulu County, Hawaii. As of 2011, it appears to be part of Patrol and Reconnaissance Wing Two, Commander, Naval Air Forces, Pacific.

Operations[edit]

Between 25–27 March 2006, a series of anti-submarine warfare exercises were held in Hawaiian waters that included Carrier Strike Group Nine, the nuclear-powered attack submarines Seawolf, Cheyenne, Greeneville, Tucson, and Pasadena, as well as land-based P-3 Orion aircraft from patrol squadrons VP-4, VP-47, and VP-9.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Photographer’s Mate Airman Tim Roache and Journalist 2nd Class Michael Cook (March 17, 2006). "Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Conducts Undersea Warfare Training". NNS060317-06. USS Abraham Lincoln Public Affairs. Retrieved 2010-12-24. 
  2. ^ "Carrier Strike Group 9 Enters 7th Fleet AOR". NNS060320-11. USS Abraham Lincoln Public Affairs. March 20, 2006. Retrieved 2010-12-24. 

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