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U.S. Navy MH-60R rescue civilian mariner reported overboard

U.S. 5th Fleet RED SEA — U.S. Navy MH-60R Seahawk helicopter aircrew assigned to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group (IKECSG) rescue a civilian mariner who was reported overboard from a motor vessel, May 30. The civilian vessel issued a man-overboard distress call. Responding to the call, an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter from Helicopter Maritime Leer másU.S. Navy MH-60R rescue civilian mariner reported overboard[…]

US Navy Future Vertical Lift (Maritime Strike) completes Gate 2 R3B

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. — The Navy’s Future Vertical Lift (Maritime Strike) (FVL (MS)) program recently completed its Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), culminating in a Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (DCNO) for Warfighting Requirements and Capabilities (N9) “Gate 2” Resources and Requirements Review Board (R3B). The board unanimously endorsed the results of Leer másUS Navy Future Vertical Lift (Maritime Strike) completes Gate 2 R3B[…]

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[…]

Sikorsky and Spanish Navy (Armada) signs for 8 MH-60R Seahawk

OWEGO, N.Y., October 12, 2023 – Sikorsky has received a contract from the U.S. Navy to produce 8 MH-60R Seahawk helicopters for the Spanish Navy (Armada). Designed, built and integrated with advanced missions systems and sensors for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, the future Armada MH-60R aircraft will significantly upgrade and broaden the range of maritime capabilities currently Leer másSikorsky and Spanish Navy (Armada) signs for 8 MH-60R Seahawk[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Coast Guard, Navy and USAF medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii

HONOLULU — The Coast Guard, Air Force (USAF), and Navy successfully medevac a 73-year-old mariner from the 84-foot commercial fishing vessel Lady Alice 150 miles east of Hilo, Friday.​ A Navy Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 MH-60R Seahawk aircrew transported the mariner directly to Queen’s Medical Center. He was reportedly in stable condition. “One Leer másCoast Guard, Navy and USAF medevac mariner from fishing vessel off Hawaii[…]

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