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Northrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2022 – Northrop Grumman to enhance the Sikorsky UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities under a $156.7 million contract. Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide engineering services for the KBR-led $156.7 million, five-year Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. IAC MAC task orders are awarded Leer másNorthrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities[…]

Sikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots

YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Nov. 2, 2022 — Sikorsky and DARPA demonstrated how a S-70 Black Hawk helicopter flying autonomously and perform cargo resupply missions and a rescue operation. Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have successfully demonstrated to the U.S. Army for the first time how an uninhabited S-70 Leer másSikorsky and DARPA flies the S-70 Black Hawk without pilots[…]

USAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak

Story by Capt. Kyle Abraham / 16th Combat Aviation Brigade YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. – A UH-60L aircrew assigned to the US Army Air Ambulance Detachment – Yakima (USAAAD), 2-158 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade performed a rescue (aeromedical evacuation) of a civilian near Gilbert Peak, Wash. on Sept. 21, 2022. The mission Leer másUSAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak[…]

US Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract

The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed their 10th contract for a baseline of 120 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to US Army. This contract is specifically for the UH-60Mu and to five-year, with options to reach a total of 255 aircraft to be delivered to the US Army and Leer másUS Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract[…]

Army 12 CAB sends MedEvac team to Swift Response 2022, Norway

BARDUFOSS, Norway – About 18 Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1-214th General Support Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, provide MedEvac support to Joint Forcible Entry (JFE) Norway, during Swift Response 2022, in Norway from April 29 – May 18. Joint Forcible Entry Norway is one of the airborne operations being executed during Swift Response 2022. Swift Leer másArmy 12 CAB sends MedEvac team to Swift Response 2022, Norway[…]

CBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk crew rescue 2 from the Baboquivari Mountains

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) UH-60 Black Hawk aircrew rescue two migrants in the Baboquivari Mountains. At approximately 2:00p.m. on Thursday afternoon the U.S. Border Patrol’s Arizona Air Coordination Center received a call at approximately 2:25 p.m. routed through Tohono O’odham Police Dispatch, that two migrants were in Leer másCBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk crew rescue 2 from the Baboquivari Mountains[…]

Northrop Grumman UH-60V OpenLift ready for all-weather operations

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – April 18, 2022 – The UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter, enabled by the Northrop Grumman Corporation-developed (NYSE: NOC) OpenLift architecture, has been granted an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Airworthiness Release by the U.S. Army Systems Readiness Directorate. This will allow pilots to fly the UH-60V under all meteorological conditions. “Achieving IFR airworthiness Leer másNorthrop Grumman UH-60V OpenLift ready for all-weather operations[…]

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