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CH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting

The CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter is cappable from facing enemy fire to firefighting wildfires over the more larger forests. By Honeywell Aerospace In missions like these is easy find Roger Capps, whether flying the CH-47 Chinook over different conflict areas or firefighting wildfires in the parched American West. “I’ve been fascinated with aviation and helicopters Leer másCH-47 Chinook goes from engaging enemy fire to firefighting[…]

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[…]

CBP AMO Agents seize aircraft tied to smuggling activities

ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands, March 10, 2022 — US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents seized an aircraft on Tuesday suspected of having been used for smuggling events. During an arrest conducted in the fall of 2021, AMO agents working with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents and U.S. Immigrations and Customs Leer másCBP AMO Agents seize aircraft tied to smuggling activities[…]

CBP AMO and Border Patrol Rescue 10 Haitians, Puerto Rico

AGUADILLA, Puerto Rico— US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and Border Patrol agents teamed up Tuesday to rescue a group of 10 undocumented migrants Haitians left stranded by smugglers in Desecheo island, Puerto Rico. “Smugglers have no respect for the security and well-being of the migrants they transport,” indicated Augusto Leer másCBP AMO and Border Patrol Rescue 10 Haitians, Puerto Rico[…]

CBP AMO UH-60L Black Hawk crew rescue hiker in Sabino Canyon

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP AMO UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter crew rescue a hiker suffering a heat emergency in Sabino Canyon over the weekend. Friday afternoon, Pima County search and rescue (SAR) contacted the U.S. Border Patrol’s Arizona Air Coordination Center (A2C2) requesting a hoist capable UH-60L Black Hawk helicopter for a heat stroke victim in Sabino Canyon approximately Leer másCBP AMO UH-60L Black Hawk crew rescue hiker in Sabino Canyon[…]

CBP-AMO aircrew rescue man in Baboquivari Mountains

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP-AMO (Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations) agents use multiple aircraft to locate and rescue an injured migrant in distress from a remote location in the Baboquivari Mountains on Friday. On February 11, a National Guard helicopter on patrol in support of border security efforts located a person, 3 miles north of Leer másCBP-AMO aircrew rescue man in Baboquivari Mountains[…]

First autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk equipped with ALIAS

Fort Campbell — DARPA and Sikorsky MATRIX technology perform the first autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk Equipped with ALIAS (Aircrew Labor In-Cockpit Automation System). Sitting on the runway in Fort Campbell, Kentucky, one of Sikorsky’s pilots in an S-70™ Black Hawk® helicopter flips the optionally piloted cockpit switch from two to zero, exits the aircraft Leer másFirst autonomous flight S-70 Black Hawk equipped with ALIAS[…]

CBP-AMO and Border Patrol rescue man in the Baboquivari Mountains

TUCSON, Ariz. — CBP (Customs and Border Protection), AMO (Air and Marine Operations) agents an embarked Border Patrol agent rescue a dehydrated, cold, and lost migrant in a remote location in the Baboquivari Wilderness Peak area Friday. On February 4, the Arizona Air Coordination Center received information Pima County/City of Tucson 911 center that a Leer másCBP-AMO and Border Patrol rescue man in the Baboquivari Mountains[…]

CBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk crew rescue injured hiker

EL PASO, Texas – CBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircrew from El Paso Air Branch rescue an injured hiker in the Franklyn Mountains. U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Operations, El Paso Air Branch, assisted El Paso Fire Department’s Combined Search and Rescue with the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter casualty evacuation (casevac) of Leer másCBP-AMO UH-60 Black Hawk crew rescue injured hiker[…]

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