|Electronic Attack Squadron 133|
|Active||1 April 1996|
|Country||United States of America|
|Branch||United States Navy|
|Role||Airborne Electronic Attack|
|Garrison/HQ||Naval Air Station Whidbey Island|
|Motto(s)||Push It Up!|
Electronic Attack Squadron 133 (VAQ-133) is an EA-18G Growler squadron of the United States Navy based at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington. Beginning in 2013, the squadron began the transition from the EA-6B to the EA-18G. Upon completion of the transition spring 2014, they returned to their attachment to Carrier Air Wing Nine. The squadron's nickname is "Wizards" and its radio callsign is "Magic".
There have been two squadrons designated VAQ-133. The first squadron was established 4 March 1969 at Naval Air Station Alameda, California. The squadron originally flew the EKA-3B Skywarrior. In August 1971, it relocated to NAS Whidbey Island and transitioned to the EA-6B Prowler. That squadron was disestablished in June of 1992.
The current squadron, Electronic Attack Squadron 133 is the second squadron to use that designation. It was established on 1 April 1996 as a land based "expeditionary" squadron flying the EA-6B Prowler. In August 2010 it was assigned to Carrier Air Wing 9. It continues to be a carrier based squadron to the present. Following the 2012-2013 deployment of Carrier Air Wing 9 onboard USS John C. Stennis, VAQ-133 was reassigned to Carrier Air Wing Eight based aboard USS George H.W. Bush. This reassignment was originally slated to occur in January 2014 but changing operational requirements accelerated this reassignment until immediately after the end of the 2012-2013 deployment. As of mid-2014, VAQ-133 made a transition from the EA-6B to the EA-18G.
- "Electronic Attack Squadron 133 Wizards - Squadron History". United States Navy. Retrieved April 19, 2015.
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