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NAS Key West is CNO SAR Model Manager Aviation Unit of the year

Story by Petty Officer 1st Class Jacob Sippel, Commander Navy Region Southeast KEY WEST, Fla. (Feb. 14, 2024) – Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West was recognized as the 2023 Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Search and Rescue (SAR) Model Manager Aviation Unit of the Year during a SAR Symposium held aboard Naval Base Coronado. Leer másNAS Key West is CNO SAR Model Manager Aviation Unit of the year[…]

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[…]

Coast Guard reports fatality on anti-drug mission, Caribbean Sea

MIAMI – A Coast Guard crew’s airborne use of force to stop a non-compliant vessel suspected of smuggling illicit narcotics during anti-drug operation in the Caribbean Sea resulted in a fatality, Jan. 2, 2024. Two other suspected smugglers were apprehended and face prosecution in U.S. federal courts by the Department of Justice. The seized contraband, approximately Leer másCoast Guard reports fatality on anti-drug mission, Caribbean Sea[…]

Whidbey SAR MH-60S crew rescue man on Mount Ellinor

NAS Whidbey Island, Oak Harbor, Washington. — A NAS Whidbey Island MH-60S Knighthawk SAR helicopter aircrew rescue a man (hiker) who had fallen more than 1,200 feet down a ravine on Mount Ellinor in the Olympic National Forest. Saturday, December 16, 2023. The 30-year-old male hiker had fallen down the ravine near the top of Leer másWhidbey SAR MH-60S crew rescue man on Mount Ellinor[…]

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