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Northrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. – Nov. 22, 2022 – Northrop Grumman to enhance the Sikorsky UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities under a $156.7 million contract. Northrop Grumman Corporation will provide engineering services for the KBR-led $156.7 million, five-year Department of Defense Information Analysis Center’s (DoD IAC) multiple-award contract (MAC) vehicle. IAC MAC task orders are awarded Leer másNorthrop Grumman to enhance UH-60V Black Hawk helicopter capabilities[…]

USAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak

Story by Capt. Kyle Abraham / 16th Combat Aviation Brigade YAKIMA TRAINING CENTER, Wash. – A UH-60L aircrew assigned to the US Army Air Ambulance Detachment – Yakima (USAAAD), 2-158 Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade performed a rescue (aeromedical evacuation) of a civilian near Gilbert Peak, Wash. on Sept. 21, 2022. The mission Leer másUSAAAD UH-60L aircrew conducts rescue near Gilbert Peak[…]

US Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract

The United States government and Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company (NYSE: LMT), signed their 10th contract for a baseline of 120 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to US Army. This contract is specifically for the UH-60Mu and to five-year, with options to reach a total of 255 aircraft to be delivered to the US Army and Leer másUS Army 10th Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter contract[…]

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 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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