Carrier Anti Submarine Fighter Squadron 86
"Gators"

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History 

1. July 1970 VSF-86 Established at NAS New Orleans LA.
1. September 1973 VSF-86 Disestablished at NAS New Orleans LA.

Planes:

1970 - 1971
A-4C

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1971 - 1973
F-8H

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VSF-86 Deployments 
24 July 1971 - 8. August 1971 CVS-14 USS Ticonderoga CVSGR-80 A-4C NW 600
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VSF-86 Commanding Officers 
? 1. July 1970 ?
? ? 1. September 1973
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History 

VSF-76 and VSF-86 were two NAS New Orleans, Louisiana, based squadrons tasked with the mission to provide fighter cover for the ant-submarine carriers. Previously flying early-model A-4 Skyhawks, the squadron transitioned to the F-8H in 1971. On 1. September 1973 VF-753 absorbed VSF-76 and VSF-86 and the conglomeration was redesignated Fleet Composite Squadron Thirteen (VC-13)

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last update 22. February 2013

written 1. February 2010

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