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Sikorsky delivers the 5000th Black Hawk family helicopter

STRATFORD, Conn., Jan. 20, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, today delivered a U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk marking the 5000th helicopter from the Hawk family. The iconic aircraft will continue to support medium-lift requirements for the U.S. military and international operators for decades into the future. In addition to the delivery of the Black Hawk family’s 5000th Leer másSikorsky delivers the 5000th Black Hawk family helicopter[…]

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Alaska National Guard rescue distressed person near Whittier

Story by Balinda O’Neal, Alaska National Guard JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — A UH-60M Black Hawk aircrew, Detachment 1, Gulf Company, 2-211th General Support Aviation Battalion from Alaska Army National Guard rescue a person from the Main Bay Hatchery 20 miles southwest of Whittier, Jan. 17. The Alaska Rescue Coordination Center received a mission support Leer másAlaska National Guard rescue distressed person near Whittier[…]

Tennessee National Guard Search And Rescue training

Story by Tech. Sgt. Teri Eicher, 134th Air Refueling Wing A Tennessee National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk aircrew, from the 1-230th Assault Helicopter Battalion, touch down during a Search And Rescue exercise with civilian agencies in Pickett Civilian Conservation Corps Memorial State Park. Nearby, groups of Tennessee National Guard soldiers gathered with members of the Leer másTennessee National Guard Search And Rescue training[…]

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[…]

Some helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters

In this article we will talk about some of the helicopters and planes currently used by aerial firefighters around the world. Aerial Firefighters Helicopters During wildfires the helicopters are used for firefighter and cargo transport to fighter the fires, water or retardant application, fire reconnaissance, aerial ignition operations, search and rescue (SAR), law enforcement missions, Leer másSome helicopters and airplanes from aerial firefighters[…]

Army 12 CAB sends MedEvac team to Swift Response 2022, Norway

BARDUFOSS, Norway – About 18 Soldiers from Charlie Company, 1-214th General Support Battalion, 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, provide MedEvac support to Joint Forcible Entry (JFE) Norway, during Swift Response 2022, in Norway from April 29 – May 18. Joint Forcible Entry Norway is one of the airborne operations being executed during Swift Response 2022. Swift Leer másArmy 12 CAB sends MedEvac team to Swift Response 2022, Norway[…]

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[…]

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