HS-5 Squadron Patches

History of HS-5 / HSC-5 Nightdippers

Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron Five was commissioned at Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, on January 3 1956. Its primary mission back then was the same as it is today: denying the enemy effective use of their submarines. Later HS-5 re-designated to HSC-5 February 28, 2009.