Image of the Day: MH-60S Sea Hawk in RIMPAC Drills

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today Image of the Day: MH-60S Sea Hawk in RIMPAC Drills View post tag: MH-60S Authorities View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Naval July 17, 2014 View post tag: Navy [mappress]Naval Today Staff, July 17, 2014; Image: U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Joseph Pfaff An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter, embarked aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), participates in a helicopter exercise off the coast of the Hawaiian Island of Kauai during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) Exercise 2014. View post tag: Image of the Day The helicopter is assigned to the Black Knights of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 4.The Sikorsky SH-60/MH-60 Sea Hawk is a twin turboshaft engine, multi-mission United States Navy helicopter based on the United States Army UH-60 Black Hawk and a member of the Sikorsky S-70 family. The most significant airframe modification is a hinged tail to reduce its footprint aboard ships.The U.S. Navy uses the H-60 airframe under the model designations SH-60B, SH-60F, HH-60H, MH-60R, and MH-60S. Able to deploy aboard any air-capable frigate, destroyer, cruiser, fast combat support ship, amphibious assault ship, or aircraft carrier, the Seahawk can handle anti-submarine warfare (ASW), anti-surface warfare (ASUW), naval special warfare (NSW) insertion, search and rescue (SAR), combat search and rescue (CSAR), vertical replenishment (VERTREP), and medical evacuation (MEDEVAC). Image of the Day: MH-60S Sea Hawk in RIMPAC Drills Share this article View post tag: americas View post tag: RIMPAC View post tag: Drills View post tag: Sea Hawklast_img read more