Seahawk

Dyncorp awarded $56M contract for maintenance, modification and aircrew support

Dyncorp awarded $56M contract for maintenance, modification and aircrew support

12-Mar-2020Source: Dyncorp

Dyncorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $56,496,749 modification (P00033) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable contract (N68936-17-C-0052).  This modification exercises an option that provides aircraft maintenance, modification and aircrew support.  This modification includes organizational-level aircraft maintenance and logistics support on aircraft, systems/subsystems, aircrew systems, search-and-rescue equipment and support equipment for P-3... Read more

NAVSUP WSS signs $2.3 billion H-60 Seahawk PBL Renewal Contract

NAVSUP WSS signs $2.3 billion H-60 Seahawk PBL Renewal Contract

25-Feb-2020Source: NAVSUP WSS

Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support (NAVSUP WSS) renewed a $2.3 billion H-60 Seahawk Performance Based Logistics (PBL) contract with Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission System (LMRMS) located in Owego, N.Y., Feb. 1. The H-60 Seahawk PBL renewal is NAVSUP WSS’ fourth PBL contract with LMRMS since 2004, and runs from Feb. 2020 to... Read more

NAVAIR delivers first redesigned MH-60s gunner seats to fleet

NAVAIR delivers first redesigned MH-60s gunner seats to fleet

1-Oct-2019Source: NAVAIR

The Aircrew Systems Program Office delivered, installed and demonstrated the first two redesigned MH-60S Seahawk gunner seats on Sept. 24 and 25 to Helicopter Sea Combat Wing Pacific (HSCWP) at Naval Air Station North Island. This delivery is the culmination of innovative, strategic planning across multiple organizations working together to complete the mission with urgency.... Read more

Australia retires last S-70B Seahawk

Australia retires last S-70B Seahawk

8-Dec-2017Source: Royal Australian Navy

The Royal Australian Navy has marked the end of an era by handing over the last of its S‑70B-2 Seahawk “Bravo” helicopters to the Australian War Memorial for preservation in the national collection. Minister for Defence Personnel and Veterans’ Affairs, the Hon Dan Tehan, said it was important milestone for the Australian Defence Force. “The... Read more

FRCSW H-60 Facility Increases Seahawk Throughput

FRCSW H-60 Facility Increases Seahawk Throughput

7-Feb-2017Source: NAVAIR

Since opening its new H-60 Seahawk maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in Building 325 just over one year ago, the Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW) helicopter program has gained operational efficiencies and staffing improvements that will send about 10 more aircraft to the fleet every year. The intention to consolidate H-60 MRO operations from... Read more

Helicopter Procurement Provides new Business Opportunities for Terma

Helicopter Procurement Provides new Business Opportunities for Terma

17-Jun-2015Source: Terma

In connection with Denmark’s procurement of nine U.S. Navy MH-60R multirole SEAHAWK® helicopters, Terma has successfully pursued several business opportunities with the companies providing the helicopters. The team, known as Team Seahawk, includes Sikorsky Aircraft, General Electric, CAE, and Lockheed Martin. “Our collaboration with Team Seahawk includes advanced composites structures, mission-critical space technology and aircraft... Read more

Sikorsky Announces 5th Year of Helicopter 2050 Challenge

Sikorsky Announces 5th Year of Helicopter 2050 Challenge

4-Jun-2015Source: Sikorsky

The national competition kicked off June 1 and will run until October 15, 2015. The winner of the 2015 competition will receive the Igor Sikorsky Youth Innovator Award and a $1,000 scholarship. In addition, the young innovator will be flown to Sikorsky’s headquarters in Stratford, Connecticut, to tour the assembly lines of the iconic BLACK... Read more

Royal Australian Navy formally begins MH-60R Seahawk training

Royal Australian Navy formally begins MH-60R Seahawk training

2-Apr-2015Source: CAE

CAE today announced that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has accepted into service the first of two MH-60R Seahawk Tactical Operational Flight Trainers (TOFT) along with an MH-60R Avionics Maiintenance/Weapons Load Trainer (AM/WLT). The MH-60R simulators are located at HMAS Albatross, which is near Nowra in New South Wales and home of the Royal Australian... Read more

Sikorsky tempts India with local Sea Hawk production line

Sikorsky tempts India with local Sea Hawk production line

23-Feb-2015Source: WSJ

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. will make India its only assembly location outside of the U.S. for one of its military helicopters if it wins contracts to build more than 120 helicopters from the South Asian nation, the company’s global defense business head said. See Full Story... Read more

Indian Navy Selects Sikorsky’s S-70B  SeaHawk

Indian Navy Selects Sikorsky’s S-70B SeaHawk

8-Dec-2014Source: Sikorsky

India’s Navy has selected Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., a subsidiary of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), to fulfill the service’s Multi-Role Helicopter requirement for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare (ASW/ASuW), among other maritime roles. Negotiations will now begin to procure 16 S-70B SEAHAWK® helicopters, with an option for eight additional aircraft, along with a complete logistics support... 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

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