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Flying through helicopter history of Air Force 37th HS

Story by Airman 1st Class Sarah Post, 90th Missile Wing F.E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo – The U.S. Air Force 37th Helicopter Squadron has a long history stretching back to helicopter arrival on F.E. Warren Air Force Base. During the construction of the Minuteman III ICBM system, civilian helicopters were contracted to shuttle working Leer másFlying through helicopter history of Air Force 37th HS[…]

1st retrograde UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of KFOR

Story by Staff Sgt. Terry Rajsombath, KFOR Regional Command East CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – Members of 1st Battalion, 126th Aviation Regiment, Army National Guard, conducts the first retrograde of nine UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of Kosovo Force (KFOR), Jan. 29, 2024. Army FM 3-90 defines retrograde operations as an organized movement away from Leer más1st retrograde UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters in support of KFOR[…]

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[…]

South Carolina National Guard helps Colombia with its wildfires

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina National Guard is assisting Colombia in dealing with dozens of wildfires. The country is State Partnership Program partner. To help emergency responders battle as many as 30 active fires in and around Bogota in late January, the South Carolina National Guard provided buckets to UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. “We Leer másSouth Carolina National Guard helps Colombia with its wildfires[…]

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[…]

Bell Service Life Extension for Canadian CH-146 Griffon

MIRABEL, QC, Jan. 17, 2024 — The Government of Canada signs a Service Life Extension to its Bell CH-146 Griffon helicopter fleet. This contract with Bell Textron Canada Ltd. will extend the service life and maintain the existing capabilities of CH-146 Griffon helicopters to support the Canadian Armed Forces and keep Canadian citizens safe. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Public Leer másBell Service Life Extension for Canadian CH-146 Griffon[…]

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