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Sikorsky finish flight tests of Hellenic Navy MH-60R helicopters

OWEGO, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2024 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, has completed testing of the integrated mission systems and sensors aboard three MH-60R Seahawk helicopters purchased by the Hellenic Navy. Completed in early December 2023, the tests verify each MH-60R Seahawk aircraft is an efficient and effective air weapon system capable of performing anti-submarine warfare Leer másSikorsky finish flight tests of Hellenic Navy MH-60R helicopters[…]

MH-60R Seahawk flight operations aboard USS Roosevelt, Rota

U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa / U.S. Sixth Fleet by Ensign Jatin Khona, electrical officer, USS Roosevelt ROTA, SPAIN – Nearly every day underway, a MH-60R Seahawk helicopter can be seen launching and landing aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, that is currently on its fourth Forward Deployed Leer másMH-60R Seahawk flight operations aboard USS Roosevelt, Rota[…]

12 more MH-60R Seahawk for the Royal Australian Navy

OWEGO, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2022 – The U.S. Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin a firm-fixed price contract to produce an additional 12 Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). Procured via the U.S. Government’s Foreign Military Sales agreement, the new aircraft will add a third ‘Romeo’ squadron of unparalleled capability to the RAN’s Fleet Leer más12 more MH-60R Seahawk for the Royal Australian Navy[…]

Boeing delivers the 150 P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft

SEATTLE, July 7, 2022 — The newest Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol, reconnaissance aircraft took to the skies over Puget Sound bringing the total number of P-8s delivered to 150. The 150th multi-mission P-8 will be operated by Air Test and Evaluation Squadron (VX) One based at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. “There are now 150 P-8s around Leer másBoeing delivers the 150 P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft[…]

US Navy HSM-79 establishes new Spain detachment in Rota

By Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Petty Officer D.S. Randol NAVAL STATION ROTA, Spain — US Navy HSM-79 (Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 79) established a new detachment in Spain at Naval Station Rota, June 16, 2022. Rear Adm. John F. Meier, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic, attended the ceremony along with Cmdr. Brett Elko, the commanding Leer másUS Navy HSM-79 establishes new Spain detachment in Rota[…]

Leonardo delivers the first two NH90 NFH to Qatar

Rome, 07/04/2022 – Another major programme achievement in the Qatar Emiri Air Force’s NH90 programme was made on 31 March with the delivery of the first two NFH naval variant helicopters. The aircraft handover, achieved in accordance with contractual commitments, was performed during an official ceremony held at Leonardo’s Venice Tessera NH90 final assembly line Leer másLeonardo delivers the first two NH90 NFH to Qatar[…]

Leonardo AW159 Wildcat at next stage to UK contract

Rome, 06/04/2022 — Leonardo will now deliver the next stage of the AW159 Wildcat Integrated Support and Training (WIST) UK contract, which confirms the next five-year period of the 34-year contract originally signed in 2012. This £360 million contract awarded last year marks the continued delivery of support services for the UK’s fleet of Leonardo Leer másLeonardo AW159 Wildcat at next stage to UK contract[…]

Boeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 28, 2021 —The U.S. Navy today awarded Boeing [NYSE: BA] a production contract for five P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Germany. First deliveries are slated to begin in 2024 when the P-8A Poseidon will eventually replace Germany’s fleet of P-3C Orion aircraft. “We’re pleased to have finalized this sale to Germany and to expand Leer másBoeing awarded contract for five P-8A Poseidon for Germany[…]

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