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Two National Guard UH-60 assisted during wildfires in Hardy County

Story by Edwin Wriston, West Virginia National Guard CHARLESTON, West Virginia — The past March 22, 2024, two West Virginia National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters (specifically UH-60M and HH-60M) and personnel assisted in combat wildfires in Hardy County with West Virginia Division of Forestry and local government and emergency management officials. The deployment of Leer másTwo National Guard UH-60 assisted during wildfires in Hardy County[…]

Army UH-60M helicopters conduct deck landings on USNS Dahl

Story by Grady Fontana, Military Sealift Command Far East Soldiers with 2nd Battalion, 2nd Aviation Regiment, 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade (2-2 CAB) conducted deck landings with U.S. Army UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters on prepositioning ship USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312), March 7, 2024. Six UH-60M Black Hawk crews from Assault Helicopter Battalion 2-2 CAB practiced single-spot Leer másArmy UH-60M helicopters conduct deck landings on USNS Dahl[…]

Preparing the CH-47F Chinook helicopter to DVEPS capabilities

Redstone Arsenal, Ala. – The Aviation Architecture and Environment Exploitation Product Office and the Cargo Helicopter Project Office conducted product familiarization and flight demonstrations of the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System (DVEPS) onboard a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter at Redstone Army Airfield July 24-26, 2023. DVEPS is a situational awareness system that provides aircrews with Leer másPreparing the CH-47F Chinook helicopter to DVEPS capabilities[…]

Idaho National Guard conducted a medevac training in Prairie

The Idaho Army National Guard’s State Aviation Group assisted the 124th Fighter Wing’s Air Support Operations Squadron and Medical Group in executing medevac training at Prairie, Idaho. August 30, 2023. During the joint-training, the Idaho Army National Guard occupied the skies in preparation for the medevac operations training with UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews while the Leer másIdaho National Guard conducted a medevac training in Prairie[…]

Sikorsky celebrates its 100th Anniversary

Rio de Janeiro, April 12, 2023 – Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, celebrated its 100th anniversary alongside defence and industry partners at the biennial Latin America Aerospace and Defence and Security (LAAD) trade show yesterday. Sikorsky executives highlighted the longstanding partnership with Brazil’s armed forces and honored their ongoing accomplishments and contributions to vertical flight. “2023 is a significant year Leer másSikorsky celebrates its 100th Anniversary[…]

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[…]

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