CVW-7  
1963 - 2000

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20. December 1963 CVG-7 redesignated CVW-7
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CVA-62 USS Independence
8. September 1964 - 5. November 1964
Mediterrannean
VF-41 F-4B AG 100
VF-84 F-8C AG 200
VA-72 A-4E AG 300
VA-86 A-4E AG 400
RVAH-1 RA-5C AG 600
VAH-11 Det. 8 A-3B AB 600
VAW-12 Det. 62 E-1B GE 700
VAW-33 Det. 62 EA-1F AG 800
VFP-62 Det. 62 RF-8A AG 900
HU-2 Det. 62 UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-11
 

 

 

VAW-12 VFP-62
 

 

 

HU-2    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
10. May 1965 - 13. December 1965
West Pacific (Vietnam)
VF-41 F-4B AG 100
VF-84 F-4B AG 200
VA-72 A-4E AG 300
VA-86 A-4E AG 400
VA-75 A-6A AG 500
RVAH-1 RA-5C AG 600
VAW-13 Det. I EA-1F VR 700
VAW-12 Det. 62 E-1B AG 710
VAH-4 Det. 62 A-3B AB 810
HU-2 Det. 62 UH-2A HU 00
VQ-1 Det. EA-3B PR 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-4 HU-2  
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
13. June 1966 - 1. Februar 1967
Mediterranen 
VF-41 F-4B AG 100
VF-84 F-4B AG 200
VMA-324 A-4C AG 300
VA-86 A-4E AG 400
VA-75 A-6A AG 500
RVAH-1 RA-5C AG 600
VAW-33 Det. 62 EA-1F GD 700
VAW-12 Det. 62 E-1B AG 730
HC-2 Det. 62 RA-3B JQ 00
VQ-2 Det. UH-2A HU 00
 

 

 

VMA-324
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-33 VAW-12 HC-2
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
30. April 1968 - 27. January 1969
Mediterranen 
VF-41 F-4J AG 100
VF-84 F-4J AG 200
VA-76 A-4C AG 300
RVAH-7 RA-5C AG 400
VAH-10 Det. 62 KA-3B AG 410
VSF-1 A-4C AG 500
VA-64 A-4C AG 600
VAQ-33 Det. 62 EA-1F AG 730
VAW-124 E-2A AG 750
HC-2 Det. 62 RA-3B JQ 00
VQ-2 Det. UH-2A, UH-2B HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VAQ-33 VAW-124
 

 

 

HC-2    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
3. September 1969 - 9. October 1969
North Atlantic (NATO Peacekeeper)
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-106 A-4C AG 300
VA-64 A-4C AG 600
RVAH-12 RA-5C AG 600
VAW-122 E-2A AG 010
VAH-10 Det. 62 KA-3B AG 000
HC-2 Det. 62 UH-2A, UH-2B HU 00
 

 

 

 

 

 

RVAH-12 VAW-122
 

 

 

VAH-10 HC-2  
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
23. June 1970 - 31. January 1971
Mediterranean 
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VMA-331 A-4E AG 300
VAH-10 Det. 62 (VAQ-129) KA-3B AG 400
VA-65 A-6A AG 500
HS-2 Det. 62 SH-3D AG 550
RVAH-11 RA-5C AG 600
VAW-122 E-2A AG 720
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAH-10 HS-2
 

 

 

 
last update 24. November 2007

Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999

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CVA-62 USS Independence
16. September 1971 - 16. March 1972
Metiterranean (NATO Royal Knight)
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 400
VA-12 A-7E AG 500
RVAH-12 RA-5C AG 600
VAW-122 E-2B AG 700
HS-6 SH-3D AG 800
VRC-40 Det. 10 C-1A CD 00
VQ-2 Det.  RA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

VF-102
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-122 HS-6 VRC-40
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
21. June 1973 - 19. June 1974
Metiterranean 
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
RVAH-14 RA-5C AG 600
VAQ-130 Det. 1 EKA-3B AG 610
VAW-122 E-2B AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D AG 800
VS-28 S-2E AG 920
VQ-2 Det.  RA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

VF-102
 

 

 

 

 

 

VAW-122 HS-5
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
19. July 1974 - 21. January 1975
Metiterranean 
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
RVAH-9 RA-5C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 700
VAW-122 E-2B AG 770
HS-5  SH-3D AG 800
VS-31 S-2E, S-2G AG 920
VQ-2 Det.  RA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

VF-102 VF-33 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65
 

 

 

VAW-122 HS-5
 

 

 

USN VS-31 9 S-2G.png (70960 Byte)    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
15. October 1976 - 5. May 1976
Mediterranen / Atlantic
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
RVAH-13 RA-5C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 700
VAW-117 E-2B AG 770
HS-5  SH-3D AG 800
VQ-2 Det.  RA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

VF-33 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65
 

 

 

VAQ-132 HS-5
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVA-62 USS Independence
31. March 1977 - 21. October 1977
Mediterranen 
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
RVAH-12 RA-5C AG 600
VAQ-136 EA-6B AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5 SH-3D AG 730
VAW-117 E-2B AG 010
VQ-2 Det.  RA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

VF-102 VF-33 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65
 

 

 

VAQ-136 HS-5
 

 

 

VAW-117    
Source: Naval Aviation News March 1999
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
5. January 1978 - 1. February 1978
Caribbean Shakedown 1
VF-102 F-4J AG 100
VF-33 F-4J AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D AG 730
VAW-121 E-2B AG 010
 

 

 

VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65
 

 

 

HS-5 VAW-121  
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
4. August 1978 - 20. August 1978
Caribbean Shakedown 2
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAQ-136 EA-6B AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D AG 730
VAW-121 E-2B AG 010
 

 

 

VF-143 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65 VAQ-136
 

 

 

HS-5 VAW-121
last update 22. June 2009
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
18. September 1978 - 26. October 1978
Caribbean 
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAQ-138 EA-6B AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D AG 730
VAW-121 E-2B AG 010
 

 

 

VF-143 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65 VAQ-138
 

 

 

HS-5 VAW-121
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
14. November 1978 - 4. December 1978
Caribbean / Gulf of Mexico
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAQ-138 EA-6B AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D AG 730
VAW-121 E-2B AG 010
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
16. January 1979 - 13. July 1979
Mediterranen
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAQ-138 EA-6B AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 730
VAW-121 E-2B AG 010
 

 

 

VF-143 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65 VAQ-138
 

 

 

HS-5 VAW-121
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
15. April 1980 - 22. December 1980
Mediterranen / Indian Ocean
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 730
VAW-121 E-2B AG 010
HC-16 Det. CH-46D BF 00
VQ-2 Det. RA-3B JQ 00
 

 

 

VF-143 VA-66
 

 

 

VA-12 VA-65 VAQ-132
 

 

 

HS-5 VAW-121
 

 

 

HC-16    
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
20. August 1981 - 7. October 1981
Mediterranen
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-1 Det.  SH-3G AR 700
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 730
last update 22. June 2009
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
5. January 1982 - 13. July 1982
Mediterranen
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 730
VQ-2 Det. RA-3B JQ 00
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
27. April 1983  - 2. December 1983
Mediterranen
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
8. May 1984 - 20. June 1984
Caribbean / North Atlantic
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
VRC-40 Det. C-2A

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HM-12 Det. 2 CH-53E DH 00
last update 22. June 2009
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
9. July 1984 - 9. September 1984
Caribbean 
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
10. October 1984 - 8. May 1985
Mediterranean
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3D, SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
8. July 1985 - 22. August 1985
Caribbean / Atlantic
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-66 A-7E AG 300
VA-12 A-7E AG 400
VA-65 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-132 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
16. June 1987 - 28. July 1987
Caribbean / South Atlantic
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-46 A-7E AG 300
VA-72 A-7E AG 400
VA-34 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-13? EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
29. February 1988 - 29. August 1988
Mediterranean
VF-143 F-14A AG 100
VF-142 F-14A AG 200
VA-46 A-7E AG 300
VA-72 A-7E AG 400
VA-34 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3A AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
8. March 1990 - 12. September 1990
Mediterranean / Red Sea
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VF-142 F-14B AG 200
VFA-136 F/A-18A AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18A AG 400
VA-34 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-69 USS Dwight D. Eisenhower
26. September 1991 - 2. August 1992
Mediterranean / Red Sea / North Atlantic
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VF-142 F-14B AG 200
VFA-136 F/A-18C AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18C AG 400
VA-34 A-6E, KA-6D AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-73 USS George Washington
4. September 1992 - 23. October 1992
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VF-142 F-14B AG 200
VFA-136 F/A-18C AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18C AG 400
VA-34 A-6E AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-73 USS George Washington
19. January 1994 - 18. February 1994
Caribbean Shakedown
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VF-142 F-14B AG 200
VFA-136 F/A-18C AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18C AG 400
VA-34 A-6E AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 605
HS-5 SH-3H AG 610
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-73 USS George Washington
20. May 1994 - 18. November 1994
Mediterranean / Red Sea
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VF-142 F-14B AG 200
VFA-136 F/A-18C AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18C AG 400
VA-34 A-6E AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
HS-5  SH-3H AG 610
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 620
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
VQ-6 Det. B EA-3A AG 760
VRC-40 Det. 1 C-2A AG 00
last update 24. November 2007
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CVN-73 USS George Washington
26. January 1996 - 23. July 1996
Mediterranean / Persian Gulf
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VFA-136 F/A-18C AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18C AG 400
VFA-34 A-6E AG 500
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
HS-5  SH-60F, HH-60H AG 610
HSC-4 Det. HH-60H AG 615
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 620
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
VQ-6 Det. B EA-3A AG 760
VRC-40 Det. 1 C-2A AG 00
last update 22. June 2009
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CVN-74 USS John. C. Stennis
26. February 1998 - 26. August 1998
 World Cruise, Mediterranean, Persian Gulf
VF-143 F-14B AG 100
VF-11 F-14B AG 200
VFA-136 F/A-18C AG 300
VFA-131 F/A-18C AG 400
VAW-121 E-2C AG 600
HS-5 SH-60F, HH-60H AG 610
VAQ-140 EA-6B AG 620
VS-31 S-3B AG 700
VQ-6 Det. C EA-3A AG 760
VRC-40 Det. 2 C-2A AG 00
 

 

 

VF-143 VF-11 VFA-136
 

 

 

VFA-131 HS-5
 

 

 

VAQ-140 VS-31 VQ-6
 

 

 

VRC-40    
last update 24. November 2007
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