October 21, 2015 Dinner

Fire Scout

A Fleet Prospective

Our Guest Speaker

CAPT Larry "Bingo" Vincent, USN

Commander, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Pacific

 

Commodore Vincent will provide insight on the challenges of training, manning, maintenance, operations, and deployment of MQ-8B and MQ-8C Fire Scout UAVs.

With a 45 member military staff and a complement of 15 civilians, COMHSCWINGPAC serves as the Immediate Superior in Command for one Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS), one weapons school, one composite VTUAV FRS and Operational Squadron, and ten operational Anti-Submarine and Sea Combat squadrons located at NAS North Island, NAF Atsugi, Japan, and Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. COMHSCWINGPAC manages the administrative, operational and training requirements of over 3600 military personnel and maintenance requirements for 146 aircraft.

HSCWINGPAC is responsible for integration of the Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicles into the fleet, the MQ-8B and MQ-8C Fire Scout.