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Sikorsky delivers the 5000th Black Hawk family helicopter

STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today delivered a U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk marking the 5000th helicopter from the Hawk family. The iconic aircraft will continue to support medium-lift requirements for the U.S. military and international operators for decades into the future. In addition to the delivery of the Black Hawk family’s 5000th Leer másSikorsky delivers the 5000th Black Hawk family helicopter[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Coast Guard and partners hold SAR exercise in Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Navy, Hawaii Fire Department, Hawaii Police Department, Ocean Safety and other responders successfully concluded two SAR exercises (SAREX) on the Island of Hawaii, May 20. 2022. Coast Guard Sector Honolulu personnel hold SAREXs annually throughout the Hawaiian Islands which are designed to evaluate notification and response procedures and identify shortfalls Leer másCoast Guard and partners hold SAR exercise in Hawaii[…]

Two MH-60R Seahawk crews of HSM-70 rescue a downed pilot

PALATKA, Fla. — Two Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopters assigned to the “Spartans” of HSM-70 (Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 70) rescue a downed civilian aircraft pilot, near the Palatka Municipal Airport on Monday, March 14, 2022. The two MH-60R Seahawk aircrews were conducting routine training operations when they received a distress call over the international aircraft Leer másTwo MH-60R Seahawk crews of HSM-70 rescue a downed pilot[…]

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