FMF - Chapter 126

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Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) Fundamentals - Chapter 126
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  1. 1. What are the two types of MAGs?
    • -MAG VH;
    • -MAG VF/VA
  2. 2. What is the mission of each type of MAG?
    • -MAG VH- Provide assault support
    • -MAG VF/VA- Conduct AAS and OAS
  3. 3. What is the mission of the MAG HQ?
    Provide staff support for command of the subordinate squadrons
  4. 4. Name three of the five tasks of the MAG HQ.
    • -1. Perform command and staff functions
    • -2. Plan and coordinate the deployment/employment of the MAG
    • -3. Plan and coordinate individual and unit training
    • -4. Provide supply support for subordinate squadrons
    • -5. Maintain cognizance over all fiscal functions
  5. 5. What is the breakdown of each type of MAG?
    -VH: 1 HMLA, 3 HMM, 2HMH, AND MALS rotary.

    -VF/VA any combination of VMA’S, VMFA’S, VMFA(AW)’S, VMGRS, UAV’S/VMU’S, VMAQ’S, AND a MALS fixed wing.
  6. 6. What is the mission of the MALS?
    Provide aviation logistic support
  7. 7. Name four of the nine tasks of the MALS.
    • -1. Provide intermediate level maintenance for aircraft and aeronautical equipment
    • -2. Provide aviation supply support
    • -3. Provide class V(A) ammunition logistic support to the MAG
    • -4. Interpret, implement, audit, inspect, and provide oversight for the MAG commanding officer
    • -5. Coordinate with the MWSG, MACG, MAW calibration complex to execute the MALSP
    • -6. Screen and inspect non-serviceable equipment for repair, shipment, or disposal
    • -7. Maintain capability to deploy and provide MASLP packages as unit or assigned to other MALS/MAG
    • -8. Conduct individual and unit training Provide data processing support to facilitate execution of aviation supply and financial management function of the MAG
  8. 8. What is the mission of the VMGR?
    Provide aerial refueling and assault air transport of personnel, equipment, and supplies
  9. 9. Name four of the seven tasks of VMGR.
    • -1. Provide tactical aerial refueling
    • -2. Provide long-range aerial refueling -3. Provide assault air transport
    • -4. Provide an aircraft platform for the airborne DASC
    • -5. Provide ground refueling
    • -6. Provide air transport service for evacuation of casualties and noncombatants
    • -7. Operate day and night in all weather flying conditions with or without the assistance of airborne, surface, or ground controllers
  10. 10. How many aircraft and what type are in each VMGR squadron?
    12; KC-130 Hercules
  11. 11. What is the mission of the VMAQ?
    Conduct airborne EW in support of the FMF
  12. 12. Name four of the seven tasks of the VMAQ.
    • -1. Conduct airborne EA and EW support operations
    • -2. Conduct EA in support of training of FMF units
    • -3. Process and provide mission data and electronic order of battle
    • -4. Ability to deploy from aircraft carriers, advance bases, and expeditionary airfields
    • -5. Operate during darkness and under all weather conditions
    • -6. Conduct extended range operations using aerial refueling
    • -7. Maintenance on assigned aircraft
  13. 13. How many aircraft and what type are in each VMAQ squadron?
    5; EA-6B
  14. 14. What is the mission of the VMU?
    Provide unmanned aerial reconnaissance
  15. 15. Name four of the seven tasks of VMU.
    • -1. Conduct reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition (RSTA)
    • -2. Provide real-time target information to the DASC and fire support coordination center
    • -3. Provide information to assist adjusting indirect fire weapons
    • -4. Collect battle damage assessments (BDAs)
    • -5. Support rear security
    • -6. Conduct individual and unit training
  16. 16. How many aircraft and what type are in each VMU squadron?
    One pioneer system with 5 UAV’S
  17. 17. What is the mission of VMFA?
    Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft and attack and destroy surface targets
  18. 18. Name four of the eight tasks of VMFA.
    • -1. Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft.
    • -2. Maintain the capability to attack and destroy surface targets.
    • -3. Provide escort of friendly aircraft. -4. Maintain the capability to deploy and operate from aircraft carriers and advance bases.
    • -5. Conduct day and night CAS under adverse weather conditions.
    • -6. Maintain the capability to deploy or conduct extended-range ops by using aerial re-fueling.
    • -7. Maintain the capability to conduct suppression of enemy air defense ops. -8. Perform organizational maintenance on assigned aircraft.
  19. 19. How many aircraft and what type are in each VMFA squadron?
    12; F/A-18A/C
  20. 20. What is the mission of the VMFA (AW)?
    -Attacks and destroys surface targets, day or night, under adverse weather conditions. Multi-sensory imagery recon. Provide supporting arms coordination. Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft under all weather conditions.
  21. 21. Name six of the eleven tasks of the VMFA (AW).
    • -1. Conduct day/night CAS under all weather conditions
    • -2. Conduct day/night DAS to including armed reconnaissance, radar search/attack, air interdiction, and strikes again enemy installations.
    • -3. Conduct multisensory imagery/visual reconnaissance, pre/post strike assessments
    • -4. Conduct day/night supporting arms coordination
    • -5. Intercept and destroy enemy aircraft
    • -6. Conduct battle space/target illumination
    • -7. Conduct armed escort of friendly aircraft
    • -8. Maintain the capability to Deploy from carriers/advance bases/expeditionary air field.
    • -9. Maintain the capability to Deploy or conduct Aerial refueling/extended ops
    • -10. Conduct SEAD operations
    • -11. Perform organizational maintenance on assigned aircraft.
  22. 22. How many aircraft and what type are in each VMFA (AW) squadron?
    12; F/A-18D
  23. 23. What is the mission of the VMA?
    Attack and destroy surface targets and provide helicopter escort
  24. 24. Name four of the eight tasks of VMA.
    • -1. Conduct close air support
    • -2. Conduct armed reconnaissance, air interdiction, and strikes against enemy installations
    • -3. Conduct air defense operations
    • -4. Operate at night and under instrument conditions
    • -5. Aerial refueling/ extended range ops
    • -6. Operate from carriers/ advanced bases/ expeditionary airfields
    • -7. Conduct armed escorts of helicopters
    • -8. Organizational maintenance
  25. 25. How many aircraft and what type are in each VMA squadron?
    • AV-8B; 16 total,
    • 10 in squadron and 6 in detachment
  26. 26. What is the mission of HMH?
    Assault transport for heavy weapons, equipment, and supplies during amphibious/subsequent operations
  27. 27. What are the two types of aircraft in a HMH?
    CH53D and CH53E
  28. 28. Name six of the eleven tasks of the HMH.
    • -1. Provide combat assault transport of heavy weapons, equipment, and supplies
    • -2. Combat assault transport of troops as secondary
    • -3. TRAP
    • -4. Assault support evacuation operations
    • -5. support for FARPs
    • -6. Augment local SAR/ provide medevac
    • -7. Provide airborne control and coordination for assault support operations
    • -8. Maintain self-defense capability from ground to air and air to air threats
    • -9. Operate from amphibious platforms and austere bases
    • -10. Capability to operate day/night and adverse weather/instrument conditions
    • -11. Organizational maintenance
  29. 29. What is the 12th task for the second type of aircraft in a HMH?
    Aerial refueling/ extended range operations
  30. 30. How many aircraft and what type are in each HMH squadron?
    • -CH-53D, total eight in two detachments of four each;
    • -CH-53E, 16
  31. 31. What is the mission of the HMM?
    Assault transport of troops
  32. 32. Name five of the ten tasks of a HMM.
    • -1. Combat assault troop transport
    • -2. Combat assault transport of supplies and equipment
    • -3. Assault support for evacuations operations
    • -4. Support for mobile FARPs
    • -5. Provide airborne control and coordination for assault support operations
    • -6. Maintain self defense from ground to air and air to air threats
    • -7. Operate from amphibious platform and austere bases
    • -8. Operate day/night, in adverse weather, and under instrument conditions
    • -9. Augment SAR and medevac
    • -10. Organizational maintenance
  33. 33. How many aircraft and what type are in each HMM squadron?
    12; CH-46E
  34. 34. What aircraft is supposed to replace the current HMM aircraft?
    MV-22 OSPREY
  35. 35. What is the mission of the HMLA?
    Combat utility support, attack helicopter fire support, and fie support coordination
  36. 36. What are the two types of aircraft in a HMLA?
    • -UH-1N, Huey;
    • -AH-1W, Cobra
  37. 37. Name six of the twelve tasks of the first aircraft in a HMLA.
    • -1. Airborne command and control platform for the CEs.
    • -2. Armed escort for assault support operations
    • -3. Combat assault support operations -4. Airborne control and coordination for assault support operations
    • -5. Augment SAR and medevac operations
    • -6. Combat assault support and support for evacuations
    • -7. Control, coordinate and provide terminal guidance for supporting arms -8. Fire support and security for forward/rear forces
    • -9. Maintain self defense from surface to air and air to air threats
    • -10. Operate from amphibious platforms and austere bases
    • -11. Organizational maintenance
  38. 38. Name six of the twelve tasks of the second aircraft in a HMLA.
    • -1. Fire support /security for forward/rear forces
    • -2. Conduct point target/anti-armor operations
    • -3. Armed escort, control, and coordination for assault support operations
    • -4. Control, coordinate, and provide terminal guidance for supporting arms -5. Point and limited air defense from fixed wing threats
    • -6. Armed and visual reconnaissance
    • -7. Augment local SAR
    • -8. Operate from amphibious platforms and austere bases
    • -9. Operate day/night, in adverse weather, and under instrument conditions
    • -10. Organizational maintenance
  39. 39. How many aircraft and what type are in each HMLA squadron?
    • -9 UH-1N;
    • -18 AH-1W

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