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CH-53K King Stallion logs first successful fleet mission

CH-53K King Stallion logs first successful fleet mission

16-Sep-2021Source: NAVAIR

The CH-53K King Stallion successfully recovered a Navy MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter from Mount Hogue in the White Mountains of California on Sunday, September 5. The two-day operation was the first official fleet mission for the Marine Corps’ new heavy lift capability, which is in the midst of Initial Operational Test and Evaluation with Marine Operational... Read more

US Navy MH-60 crew rescued after California crash

US Navy MH-60 crew rescued after California crash

19-Jul-2021Source: US Navy

A Navy MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter crashed near Mt. Hogue, California at approximately 5 p.m. on July 16, while conducting search and rescue (SAR) operations. All four crewmembers survived the crash without injury and have been safely recovered. The aircraft, call sign Longhorn 02, was supporting Mono County search and rescue efforts to locate a lost... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $28M contract for computers in MH-60R/S

Lockheed Martin awarded $28M contract for computers in MH-60R/S

7-Jul-2021Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is awarded a $28,160,769 modification (P00005) to a firm-fixed-price order (N0001920F0350) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001919G0029). This modification exercises an option to procure mission computers (MC) and flight management computers (FMC) retrofit kits to upgrade the MH-60R/S aircraft.  The quantities are as follows:... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $8M contract for engineering support of MH-60R/S

Lockheed Martin awarded $8M contract for engineering support of MH-60R/S

14-Jun-2021Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is awarded an $8,014,901 firm-fixed-price order (N0001921F0426) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001919G0029).  This order provides for non-recurring engineering in support of the design of the Common MH-60R/S Aircraft survivability equipment architecture to integrate the APR-39C(V)2 radar warning receiver into the MH-60S avionics system... Read more

Curtiss-Wright to upgrade US Navy MH-60R/S computer systems

Curtiss-Wright to upgrade US Navy MH-60R/S computer systems

9-Jun-2021Source: Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) announced that it was awarded a contract by Lockheed Martin to provide its Modular Open System Approach (MOSA) computers and video processing modules to upgrade the Mission Computer and Flight Management Computer (MC/FMC) on the U.S. Navy’s fleet of Sikorsky MH-60R/S Seahawk helicopters. The initial contract is valued at $24 million,... Read more

Telephonics awarded support contract for US Navy MH-60R/S fleets

Telephonics awarded support contract for US Navy MH-60R/S fleets

22-Apr-2021Source: Telephonics

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), announced that it has been awarded a support contract from Lockheed Martin for its AN/APS-153(V) Multi-Mode Maritime Surveillance Radar (MMR) and Communication System Control Group (CSCG) products supporting the U.S. Navy’s MH-60R and MH-60S maritime helicopters. The initial contract has a five-year base, running... Read more

US Navy Recovers MH-60S from Record Depth

US Navy Recovers MH-60S from Record Depth

29-Mar-2021Source: US Navy

NAVSEA’s Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV) recovered a downed Navy MH-60S helicopter from a depth of 19,075 feet off the coast of Okinawa, Japan Thursday. The helicopter, a twin engine Sikorsky Seahawk, crashed into the Pacific Ocean last year while operating from the amphibious command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19). The air crew was... Read more

FRCSW Tackling H-60 Sea Hawk Floorboard Issues

FRCSW Tackling H-60 Sea Hawk Floorboard Issues

11-Feb-2021Source: US Navy

Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) artisans are responding to a nagging problem affecting many MH-60S multi-mission Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) squadrons. Since last September, corrosion and wear to the airframe’s aft floorboards have interfered with the ability to install auxiliary fuel tanks needed for longer flights. To date, 53 floorboards... Read more

DynCorp awarded MH-60S depot level maintenance contract at NAS Fallon

DynCorp awarded MH-60S depot level maintenance contract at NAS Fallon

5-Feb-2021Source: US DoD

DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $32,521,640 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.  This contract procures organizational, selected intermediate, limited depot level maintenance and logistics support services for F/A-18C/D/E/F, EA-18G, MH-60S, F-16A/B, and E-2C/D aircraft for the Navy.  Work will be performed in Fallon, Nevada, and is expected to be completed in September... Read more

Telephonics flight tests MOSAIC AESA Radar System on MH-60S

Telephonics flight tests MOSAIC AESA Radar System on MH-60S

27-Jan-2020

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE: GFF), announced today that it has successfully demonstrated its MOSAIC® Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar system aboard a U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter, accumulating over 10 hours of operational time during a two-week period in November. The flight demonstrations, which took place over the Mid-Atlantic... Read more

Cubic to provide Full Motion Video system on US Navy MH-60S fleet

Cubic to provide Full Motion Video system on US Navy MH-60S fleet

27-Feb-2019Source: Cubic

Cubic Corporation (NYSE: CUB) announced that its Cubic Mission Solutions business division was awarded a contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to provide a Full Motion Video (FMV) system for the U.S. Navy’s MH-60S Multi-Mission Helicopter Program. The introduction of Cubic’s MH-60S FMV system to the fleet will significantly increase the aircraft’s operational... Read more

DynCorp Awarded $44M Contract for NAWDC Support for MH-60S

DynCorp Awarded $44M Contract for NAWDC Support for MH-60S

31-Jan-2019Source: US DoD

DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $43,856,375 for modification P00017 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-15-D-0001).  This modification exercises an option for organization, selected intermedia, limited depot level maintenance, and logistics services in support of the Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center’s (NAWDC) F/A-18A/B/D/D/E/F, EA-18G, MH-60S, F-16A/B, and E-2C aircraft.  Work will be... Read more

Lockheed awarded $10M contract for MH-60S, CH-53/E and V-22 aviation tires

Lockheed awarded $10M contract for MH-60S, CH-53/E and V-22 aviation tires

10-Jul-2018Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Missions Systems and Training, Baltimore, Maryland, is awarded $9,553,302 for modification P00007 to a previously awarded performance based logistics contract (N00383-l6-D-003P) to exercise an option to extend the period of performance for an additional six-months through August 2019. The contract is for supply chain management of aviation tires supporting the following aircraft P-3C,... Read more

Northrop Grumman awarded $15M contract for MH-60S ALMDS fabrication

Northrop Grumman awarded $15M contract for MH-60S ALMDS fabrication

25-Jun-2018Source: US DoD

Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $15,301,379 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-6318) to exercise options for fabrication, integration, testing, system production and delivery of peculiar support equipment for the Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) program. ALMDS detects, classifies and localizes near-surface, moored sea mines. The ALMDS is... Read more

US Navy working on replacement for MH-60S Gunner Seat

US Navy working on replacement for MH-60S Gunner Seat

20-Dec-2017Source: US Navy

Applying accelerated acquisition strategies and rapid prototyping, the Naval Air Systems Command’s Aircrew Systems program office (PMA-202) is well underway toward fielding a replacement for the MH-60S Seahawk Gunner Seat by 2019. “The existing MH-60S Seahawk Gunner Seat has directly contributed to medical groundings, degraded mission performance and a growing number of chronic back injuries... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $10M contract for MH-60R/S Radar assemblies

Lockheed Martin awarded $10M contract for MH-60R/S Radar assemblies

10-Oct-2017Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, New York, is being awarded a $9,540,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the production and delivery of 18 Intermediate Level Operational Test Program Sets for the MH-60R/S Multimode Radar and Advanced Radar Periscope Detection and Discrimination work replaceable assemblies.  Work will be performed in Owego, New York, and is expected to be completed... Read more

US Navy awards Elbit $150M MH-60S fleet helmet contract

US Navy awards Elbit $150M MH-60S fleet helmet contract

24-Apr-2017Source: Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, was awarded an Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) contract for approximately $50 million by the U.S. Navy to provide the Helmet Display and Tracker System (HDTS) with the Continuously Computed Impact Point (CCIP) algorithm for the MH-60S. The work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and completed by June 2021. An initial order... Read more

History made as MH-60S uses MQ-8B as laser designator platform

History made as MH-60S uses MQ-8B as laser designator platform

7-Oct-2016Source: US Navy

The “Wildcards” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 23 made history Sept. 14 when they used a MQ-8B unmanned air system as a laser designator platform for a MH-60S Seahawk helicopter to fire a AGM-114N Hellfire missile. For the mission, the MH-60S launched from Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, while the Northrup Grumman MQ-8B... Read more

CAE to upgrade two US Navy simulators

CAE to upgrade two US Navy simulators

14-Sep-2016Source: CAE

CAE today announced that it has won defence contracts valued at more than C$120 million to provide a range of training services and simulation product upgrades for global military customers. One of these sees the United States Navy has exercised additional contract options as part of the MH-60R/S Tech Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS)... Read more

CAE picks Esterline displays for US Navy MH-60 simulators

CAE picks Esterline displays for US Navy MH-60 simulators

8-Jun-2016Source: Esterline

Esterline Simulation Visual Systems has been awarded a contract by CAE USA to provide collimated display systems for the U.S. NAVY MH-60 Technical Refresh and Procurement of Simulators (TRPS) Program. The total program includes nineteen TREALITY® solid mirror, collimated display (CD) systems that will be installed over a four-year period. Each display system includes support... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $71M for MH-60R and MH-60S support

Lockheed Martin awarded $71M for MH-60R and MH-60S support

29-Apr-2016Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded a $70,665,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to update and maintain operational, vendor, maintenance-related, flight test, and laboratory support software in support of the MH-60 R/S and SH-60B aircraft.  Work will be performed in Owego, New York, and is expected to be completed in September 2018. ... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $8.4M for MH-60 training

Lockheed Martin awarded $8.4M for MH-60 training

11-Apr-2016Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $8,475,334 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 4014 against basic ordering agreement N00019-14-G-0019 for non-recurring engineering efforts in support of the MH-60 R/S aircraft.  These efforts provide for the modification, testing, and qualification of three MH-60R/S avionics weapons replaceable assemblies.  These services are in support... Read more

UTC Aerospace Systems wins $15.8M to develop HUMS for MH-60, UH-1Y and AH-1Z

UTC Aerospace Systems wins $15.8M to develop HUMS for MH-60, UH-1Y and AH-1Z

17-Feb-2016Source: Patrick Leahy

Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) announced Tuesday that UTC Aerospace Systems (UTAS) received $15.8 million in funding for health usage monitoring systems (HUMS) for Department of the Navy helicopters built in Vermont. The HUMS are part of the U.S. military’s ongoing effort to provide more accurate diagnostics of aircraft component conditions, which improves overall readiness while... Read more

CAE gets approval for US Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program

CAE gets approval for US Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program

10-Feb-2016Source: CAE

CAE today announced that CAE USA is authorized to proceed on the United States Navy MH-60R/S Tech Refresh program. Under terms of the contract, which was awarded as a base contract plus exercised options, CAE USA will perform a technology refresh on a range of U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter simulators and training systems. The initial... Read more

BSC Partners awarded $6M modification to MH-60S trainer contract

BSC Partners awarded $6M modification to MH-60S trainer contract

1-Oct-2015Source: US DoD

BSC Partners LLC,* San Diego, California, is being awarded a $6,594,757 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N61340-14-C-0002) to exercise an option for the procurement of one MH-60S Aircrew Virtual Environment Trainer, including technical data.  Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (95 percent); and Binghamton, New York (5 percent), and is expected to... Read more

Widows of MH-60S Pilots Killed in 2013 Red Sea crash file lawsuit

Widows of MH-60S Pilots Killed in 2013 Red Sea crash file lawsuit

24-Sep-2015Source: NBC San Diego

The widows of two pilots killed when a wave swept their helicopter off a destroyer filed suit in San Diego Monday against the U.S. Navy, asking them to declare the San Diego-based destroyer “unreasonably dangerous.” See Full Story... Read more

SAIC awarded $11.8M contract for MH-60 weapon system support

SAIC awarded $11.8M contract for MH-60 weapon system support

8-Sep-2015Source: US DoD

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,838,878 cost-plus-fixed-fee definitive contract for MH-60 weapon systems support and sustainment.  The MH-60 weapon systems consist of the MH-60R and the MH-60S helicopters.  The MH-60R is the Navy’s primary anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare platform and the most advanced maritime multi-mission helicopter in operation and deployed... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $7.7M order for MH-60R moving map integration

Sikorsky awarded $7.7M order for MH-60R moving map integration

7-Jun-2015Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded $7,710,680 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 4028 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0004) for non-recurring engineering (NRE), logistics and program support required to produce and deliver six Moving Map Integration (MMI) air vehicle production and installation kits, and associated supporting documentation for the Navy MH-60R/S aircraft.... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $8.5M delivery order for MH-60R/S GPS and ADS-B updgrades

Lockheed Martin awarded $8.5M delivery order for MH-60R/S GPS and ADS-B updgrades

1-Jun-2015Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded an $8,463,768 modification to delivery order 4001 issued against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring efforts for integration of software modifications of Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast into Embedded Global Positioning System/Inertial Guidance units in support of the MH-60 R/S... Read more

Elbit integrates color helmet display and tracking on US Navy MH-60S test aircraft

Elbit integrates color helmet display and tracking on US Navy MH-60S test aircraft

2-Apr-2015Source: Elbit Systems

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, a subsidiary of Elbit Systems Ltd., was awarded a contract from Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) to install, integrate, and support flight evaluations of the Elbit Color Helmet Display and Tracking System (CHDTS) on MH-60S Seahawk test aircraft for the US Navy. The contract value, which is in an... Read more

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract for MH-60S Laser Mine Detection Systems

Northrop Grumman Receives Contract for MH-60S Laser Mine Detection Systems

3-Feb-2015Source: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has received a contract from the U.S. Navy for the continued production of the AN/AES-1Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS). The contract includes the production of five ALMDS pod subsystems, support equipment, spares, and technical support. The ALMDS is mounted on an MH-60S helicopter. Flying over sea lanes, it finds... Read more

Northrop Grumman awarded $35M for  Northrop Grumman airborne laser mine detection work

Northrop Grumman awarded $35M for Northrop Grumman airborne laser mine detection work

7-Jan-2015Source: US DoD

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Melbourne, Florida is being awarded a $35,514,955 firm-fixed price contract for the fabrication, integration, test and production of airborne laser mine detection systems (ALMDS) and delivery of peculiar support equipment and engineering services to support those systems.  This contract is in support of the Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). ... Read more

BSC Partners awarded $13.6M modification to MH-60 training device contract

BSC Partners awarded $13.6M modification to MH-60 training device contract

23-Dec-2014Source: US DoD

BSC Partners LLC,* San Diego, California, is being awarded a $13,679,958 modification to exercise an option on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract (N61340-14-C-0002) under Topic #03-190, helicopter operations aircrew/crew chief trainer. The objective of this SBIR effort is to design, fabricate, install, and test MH-60 Naval aircrew training... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $535M for eight MH-60S and 29 MH-60Rs

Sikorsky awarded $535M for eight MH-60S and 29 MH-60Rs

17-Nov-2014Source: US DOD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $535,336,328 modification (P00202) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to provide funding for the Navy’s fourth program year for eight MH-60S helicopters and 29 MH-60R helicopters, and to fund associated sustaining engineering, program management, systems engineering, provisioning, technical publications, other integrated logistics support and provide advance procurement funding (termination liability)... Read more

Lockheed Martin wins $8M delivery order for MH-60R/S cockpit work

Lockheed Martin wins $8M delivery order for MH-60R/S cockpit work

6-Nov-2014Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, New York, is being awarded $8,034,097 for delivery order 7035 issued under a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (N00383-12-G-010F) for the repair of 16 items for the common cockpit for the H-60R/S helicopters. Work will be performed in Owego, New York, (61 percent); Farmingdale, New York, (33 percent); and Horsham, Pennsylvania... Read more

HSC-12 changes command at sea

HSC-12 changes command at sea

22-Oct-2014Source: US Navy

 The “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 held a change of command ceremony aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), Oct. 21. The squadron’s personnel fell in formation on the ship’s flight deck to witness Cmdr. Jason Young assume command of HSC-12 from Cmdr. Jeffrey Holzer. “The ceremony went... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $6.8M delivery order for MH-60R Digital Rocket Launcher updates

Lockheed Martin awarded $6.8M delivery order for MH-60R Digital Rocket Launcher updates

1-Oct-2014Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $6,861,233 for delivery order 4007 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring engineering efforts for the integration of the Digital Rocket Launcher capabilities updates into the MH-60R and MH-60S avionics software. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (95... Read more

L-3 Vertex awarded $13M contract at NAS Fallon, including MH-60S

L-3 Vertex awarded $13M contract at NAS Fallon, including MH-60S

24-Sep-2014Source: US DoD

L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded a $13,967,277 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for organizational, selected intermediate, and limited depot level maintenance and logistics support services for the F/A-18A/B/C/D/E/F, EA-18G, MH-60S, F-16A/B, and E-2C aircraft, in support of the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center. Work will be performed in Naval Air... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $11M MH-60R/S retrofit program contract

Lockheed Martin awarded $11M MH-60R/S retrofit program contract

20-Jun-2014Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded an $11,333,603 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the production kits in support of the MH-60R/S Point and Click Operator System Interface and Link-16 retrofit programs. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (58 percent); Farmingdale, New York (17 percent); Everett, Washington (12 percent);... Read more

NAS North Island ceremony marks official opening of Hangar 370

NAS North Island ceremony marks official opening of Hangar 370

12-May-2014Source: US Navy

Numerous dignitaries, military personnel, contractors, and their families attended a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Navy’s newest helicopter hangar at NAS North Island April 25. This facility was designed with sustainable features and built to support the operations of three HSC squadrons. Naval Base Coronado (NBC) Commanding Officer Capt. Christopher Sund, and Commodore, Helicopter... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $7.9M delivery order for MH-60S countermeasure kits

Sikorsky awarded $7.9M delivery order for MH-60S countermeasure kits

9-May-2014Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $7,920,664 firm-fixed-price delivery order (#4007) against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0004) for Aircraft Mine Counter Measure Removable Mission Equipment B Kits in support of the MH-60S aircraft. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed in April 2016. Fiscal... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $6.7M delivery order for H-60R/S cockpit repair

Lockheed Martin awarded $6.7M delivery order for H-60R/S cockpit repair

8-May-2014Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, New York, is being awarded $6,756,377 for firm-fixed-priced delivery order 7027 under previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00383-12-G-010F) for the repair of 11 items for the command cockpit used in H-60R/S helicopters. Work will be performed in Owego, New York, (73 percent); Farmingdale, New York, (21.25 percent); Middletown, Connecticut, (2.5 percent);... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $7.2M order for H-60R/S cockpit repairs

Lockheed Martin awarded $7.2M order for H-60R/S cockpit repairs

21-Apr-2014Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded $ 7,265,034 for firm-fixed-priced delivery order 7026 against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00383-12-G-010F) for the repair of 12 items of the common cockpit for H-60R/S helicopters. Work will be performed at Owego, N.Y. (77 percent); Farmingdale, N.Y. (9 percent); Phoenix, Ariz. (6 Percent); Salt Lake... Read more

Raytheon awarded $17M for MH-60R/S Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon awarded $17M for MH-60R/S Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

17-Apr-2014Source: US DoD

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $17,707,050 for modification 0044-01 to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for 19 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for U.S. Navy MH-60R/S helicopters.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service... Read more

US Navy weapons program delivers new capability for H-60 helicopters

US Navy weapons program delivers new capability for H-60 helicopters

2-Apr-2014Source: US Navy

A modernized rocket  launcher will soon enable MH-60 Seahawk helicopters to carry and deploy a variety of weapons for the first time. As part of an Early Operational Capability (EOC), the Navy delivered the new system, called the Digital Rocket Launcher, to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 in March for pre-deployment training. DRL is... Read more

Raytheon awarded $17M contract for MH-60 minesweeping role

Raytheon awarded $17M contract for MH-60 minesweeping role

26-Mar-2014Source: US DoD

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $17,683,352 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6307) to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver three Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) low-rate initial production systems and provide engineering services and support.  The AMNS will explosively neutralize bottom and moored mines using an expendable mine neutralize device.  The... Read more

Concurrent Technologies win $15M contract for MH-60S Airborne Mine Counter Measures work

Concurrent Technologies win $15M contract for MH-60S Airborne Mine Counter Measures work

10-Mar-2014Source: US DoD

Concurrent Technologies Corp., Johnstown, Pa., was awarded a $15,338,026 cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering services in support of the continued modification of the carriage, stream, tow and recovery system to incorporate airborne countermeasures capabilities.  The overall objectives of the carriage, stream, tow and recovery program are to design, fabricate, test and integrate a... Read more

Raytheon win $12M contract for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

Raytheon win $12M contract for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems

10-Mar-2014Source: US DoD

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, was awarded a $12,814,344 firm-fixed-price contract for 16 turret units and eight electronics units for the Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for Navy MH-60 aircraft.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for the HELLFIRE... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $550M to support MH-60R and MH-60S fleet

Sikorsky awarded $550M to support MH-60R and MH-60S fleet

10-Jan-2014Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $549,905,199 modification (P00126) to contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 to fund Navy’s eighteen MH-60S helicopters and nineteen MH-60R helicopters and associated sustaining engineering, program management, systems engineering, provisioning, technical publications, other integrated logistics support and advanced procurement funding for program years four and five.  Fiscal 2014 other program funds in... Read more

Simmonds Precision Products awarded $7.9M option for MH-60R and MH-60S work

Simmonds Precision Products awarded $7.9M option for MH-60R and MH-60S work

13-Dec-2013Source: US DoD

Simmonds Precision Products operating as Goodrich Corp., Sensors and Integrated Systems, Vergennes, Vt., is being awarded a $7,945,029 modification on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2015) to exercise an option for 8 MH-60S integrated mechanical diagnostic systems (IMDS) production A1 kits, 27 IMDS integrated vehicle health ,management units and data transfer units, 17 MH-60S IMDS... Read more

BSC Partners awarded $30M SBIR contract for Helicopter Operations Aircrew/Crew Chief Trainer

BSC Partners awarded $30M SBIR contract for Helicopter Operations Aircrew/Crew Chief Trainer

20-Nov-2013Source: US DoD

BSC Partners LLC,* Binghamton, N.Y., is being awarded a $30,456,711 firm-fixed-price Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract under Topic #03-190 entitled Helicopter Operations Aircrew/Crew Chief Trainer.  The objective of this SBIR effort is to design, fabricate, install, and test four BSC Partners LLC,* Binghamton, N.Y., is being awarded a $30,456,711 firm-fixed-price Small Business... Read more

CTC awarded $14M contract for MH-60S Airborne Mine Countermeasures program

CTC awarded $14M contract for MH-60S Airborne Mine Countermeasures program

8-Nov-2013Source: US DoD

CTC Enterprise Ventures Corp., Johnstown, Pa., is being awarded a $14,205,582 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-12-C-0007) for the production of 10 carriage, stream, tow and recovery system kits in support of the MH-60S Airborne Mine Countermeasures program. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pa., and is expected to be completed by October 2016.... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $7.1M for H-60 common cockpit work

Lockheed Martin awarded $7.1M for H-60 common cockpit work

27-Sep-2013Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded $7,150,637 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7023 against a previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (N00383-12-G-010F) for the repair of 12 items for the Common Cockpit for the H60 Helicopters. Work will be performed in Owego, N.Y. (97 percent) and Farmingdale, N.Y. (3 percent), and is expected to be... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $7M delivery order for MH-60S work

Lockheed Martin awarded $7M delivery order for MH-60S work

17-Sep-2013Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Owego, N.Y., is being awarded $7,037,522 for firm-fixed-price delivery order #4090 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-09-G-0005) for ten organic airborne mine countermeasures technical insertion common console kits in support of the MH-60S program. Work will be performed in Owego, N.Y., and is expected to be completed... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $39M for support of US Navy H-60 fleet

Lockheed Martin awarded $39M for support of US Navy H-60 fleet

1-Aug-2013Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, N.Y., is being awarded a $39,427,558 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide flight test, technical, management, and process support services necessary to update and maintain operational software, vendor software, maintenance-related software, and laboratory support software in support of the MH-60R/S and SH-60B aircraft.  Work will be performed in Owego,... Read more

Sikorsky delivers 400th MH-60 to US Navy

Sikorsky delivers 400th MH-60 to US Navy

31-Jul-2013Source: Sikorsky

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), has delivered the 400th MH-60 SEAHAWK® helicopter to the U.S. Navy. The milestone consists of 166 MH-60R anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare helicopters, and 234 MH-60S utility/armed helicopters. The Navy took possession of the 400th, an MH-60R aircraft, on June 24. “MH-60 multi-mission aircraft are among the most reliable... Read more

Lockheed Martin awarded $13M for H-60R/S common cockpit work

Lockheed Martin awarded $13M for H-60R/S common cockpit work

15-Jul-2013Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded $12,878,468 for delivery order # 7021 issued under previously awarded Basic Ordering Agreement (N00383-12-G-010F) for the repair coverage of 25 items for the common cockpit of the H-60R/S helicopters. Work will be performed in Owego, N.Y. (33 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (46 percent); Farmingdale, N.Y. (12.5... Read more

Upgraded US Navy MH-60S operational flight trainer re-enters service

Upgraded US Navy MH-60S operational flight trainer re-enters service

30-Apr-2013Source: CAE

CAE USA today announced that the United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S “Sierra” operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island near San Diego, California. This MH-60S OFT, originally manufactured by Lockheed Martin, was completely upgraded by CAE to add new technologies and ensure concurrency with other MH-60S... Read more

Upgraded MH-60S trainer for US Navy re-enters service at NAS North Island

Upgraded MH-60S trainer for US Navy re-enters service at NAS North Island

24-Apr-2013Source: CAE

CAE USA today announced that the United States Navy has declared an updated MH-60S “Sierra” operational flight trainer (OFT) as ready-for-training at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island near San Diego, California. This MH-60S OFT, originally manufactured by Lockheed Martin, was completely upgraded by CAE to add new technologies and ensure concurrency with other MH-60S... Read more

CAE to upgrade US Navy MH-60S training devices

CAE to upgrade US Navy MH-60S training devices

7-Mar-2013Source: CAE

CAE today announced it has won a series of services and upgrade contracts during the first two months of its fiscal year 2013 fourth quarter valued at approximately C$90 million. They include contracts to provide C-130 training support services, upgrades for the United States Navy’s MH-60S helicopter simulators and training devices, maintenance and support services... Read more

Lockheed Martin Completes 400th MH-60 Digital Cockpit

Lockheed Martin Completes 400th MH-60 Digital Cockpit

27-Feb-2013Source: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin has completed the 400th Common Cockpit™ avionics suite for the U.S. Navy’s MH-60 Seahawk helicopter program. The digital cockpit will be installed aboard the first of 24 MH-60R (Romeo) anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare helicopters to be acquired by the Royal Australian Navy via the U.S. Government’s Foreign Military Sales program. “The Common Cockpit... Read more

MH-60S underpowered and “cannot safely tow sonar”

MH-60S underpowered and “cannot safely tow sonar”

24-Jan-2013Source: HeliHub.com

The Pentagon’s Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) released his Fiscal Year 2012 report on 15th January, and digging into the detail reveals some finger pointing at the MH-60S.  Written by Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Dr J Michael Gilmore, the particularly interested aspect reads as follows (emphasis added by HeliHub.com) COTF [The Navy’s... Read more

Raytheon awarded $7.9M contract modification for MH-60S Airborne Mine Neutralization System

Raytheon awarded $7.9M contract modification for MH-60S Airborne Mine Neutralization System

20-Dec-2012Source: US DoD

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $7,900,098 modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6307) to conduct a critical design review for Airborne Mine Neutralization System near surface capability.  The Airborne Mine Neutralization System mission is designed to re-acquire, identify, and destroy volume, close tethered and bottom mines which have been previously detected,... Read more

Raytheon wins $18M order for 19 MH-60R/S multi-spectral targeting systems

Raytheon wins $18M order for 19 MH-60R/S multi-spectral targeting systems

19-Dec-2012Source: US DoD

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $18,356,242 firm-fixed-price order #0026 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for 19 multi-spectral targeting systems for the MH-60R/S helicopter.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for... Read more

Sikorsky awarded $563M MH-60S and MH-60R support contract

Sikorsky awarded $563M MH-60S and MH-60R support contract

12-Dec-2012Source: US DoD

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $563,788,721 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to fund the Navy’s Second Program Year in support of MH-60S and MH-60R Helicopters.  Work will be performed in Stratford, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016.  One bid was solicited,... Read more

Lockheed Martin may offer India both MH-60R and MH-60S as package

Lockheed Martin may offer India both MH-60R and MH-60S as package

24-Oct-2012

Lockheed Martin said it may offer India a mixed helicopter offering as it competes for an order for more than $2 billion worth of maritime aircraft. (see full story)... Read more

Enterprise Ventures awarded $18M more for MH-60S Mine Countermeasures program

Enterprise Ventures awarded $18M more for MH-60S Mine Countermeasures program

28-Sep-2012Source: US DoD

Enterprise Ventures Corp., Johnstown, Pa., is being awarded an $18,346,669 modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-12-C-0007) to exercise the option for the production of 12 carriage, stream, tow and recovery system kits in support of the MH-60S Airborne Mine Countermeasures program.  The overall objectives of the carriage, stream, tow and recovery system program are to... Read more

Four squadrons at NAF Atsugi to upgrade to MH-60R and MH-60S

Four squadrons at NAF Atsugi to upgrade to MH-60R and MH-60S

17-Sep-2012Source: US Navy

The U.S. Navy announced today that the Navy’s newest helicopters will become part of the Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF) and be forward deployed to Naval Air Facility (NAF) Atsugi, Japan. As part of the Navy’s master aviation plan (MAP) and to provide the most capable maritime forces forward, the Navy will transition from the... Read more

Raytheon awarded $48M for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting systems

Raytheon awarded $48M for MH-60 Multi-Spectral Targeting systems

3-Sep-2012Source: US DoD

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $37,544,188 firm-fixed-price modification to existing basic ordering agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for components of the Multi-Spectral Targeting systems for MH-60 helicopters.  The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation, and for all tri-service... Read more

MZA Associates awarded $10M contract for MH-60S beam director/control systems

MZA Associates awarded $10M contract for MH-60S beam director/control systems

20-Jul-2012Source: US DoD

MZA Associates Corp.*, Albuquerque, N.M., is being awarded a $9,787,624 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research project under topic N091-009, entitled “Tactical Beam Director for Airborne High Energy Laser Applications.”  This contract provides for the finalized design for the MH-60S helicopter beam director and beam control system, fabrication of all components,... Read more

Sikorsky signs $8.5 Billion H-60 deal with US Army and Navy

Sikorsky signs $8.5 Billion H-60 deal with US Army and Navy

10-Jul-2012Source: Sikorsky

The U.S. Army and Navy today signed an $8.5 billion contract with Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE:UTX), to buy a baseline quantity of 653 BLACK HAWK and SEAHAWK® helicopters through December 2017. The five-year contract will yield significant savings for the U.S. Government compared with purchasing the same quantity across five... Read more

Qatar requests 10 MH-60R and 12 MH-60S, plus options

Qatar requests 10 MH-60R and 12 MH-60S, plus options

2-Jul-2012Source: DSCA

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress June 26 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government Qatar of 10 MH-60R SEAHAWK Multi-Mission Helicopters, 12 MH-60S SEAHAWK Multi-Mission Helicopters with the Armed Helicopter Modification Kit, 48 T-700 GE 401C Engines (44 installed and 4 spare) with an option to purchase an additional 6 MH-60S... Read more

Raytheon wins $12M contract for MH-60 sonar maintenance

Raytheon wins $12M contract for MH-60 sonar maintenance

1-Jun-2012Source: US DoD

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $12,218,916 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-08-G-0013) for specialized test equipment and “golden units” necessary to perform depot level repairs to identified airborne low frequency sonar components in support of the MH-60 aircraft.  This effort is targeted to augment... Read more

Enterprise Ventures wins $12.5M deal to build MH-60S Carriage, Stream, Tow, and Recovery System

Enterprise Ventures wins $12.5M deal to build MH-60S Carriage, Stream, Tow, and Recovery System

28-May-2012Source: Enterprise Ventures

Enterprise Ventures Corporation (EVC) has been awarded a $12.5 million contract from Naval Surface Warfare Center – Panama City Division (NSWC-PCD). Under this contract, EVC will build the U.S. Navy Carriage, Stream, Tow, and Recovery System (CSTRS) for the MH-60S helicopter. The CSTRS provides the multi-mission MH-60S helicopter with the widest, largest minesweeping capability by... Read more

US Navy demonstrates Telephonics’ radar on MH-60S

US Navy demonstrates Telephonics’ radar on MH-60S

15-May-2012Source: Telephonics

Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that the U.S. Navy conducted an exercise to demonstrate several Anti Surface Warfare concepts of operation using an MH-60S (Sierra) helicopter in conjunction with a Fire Scout Unmanned Aerial Vehicle. The exercise included the use of Telephonics’ multi-mode, maritime surveillance radar on the... Read more

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