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Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk

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The Sikorsky SH-60/MH-60 Seahawk (or 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). All Navy H-60s carry a rescue hoist for SAR/CSAR missions.


  • Australia
    • Royal Australian Navy
  • Brazil
    • Brazilian Navy
  • Republic of China
    • Republic of China Naval Aviation Command
  • Denmark
    • Royal Danish Navy
  • Greece
    • Hellenic Navy
  • Israel
    • Israeli Sea Corps
  • Japan
  • South Korea
    • Republic of Korea Navy
  • Saudi Arabia
    • Royal Saudi Navy
  • Singapore
    • Republic of Singapore Navy
  • Spain
    • Spanish Navy
  • Thailand
    • Royal Thai Navy
  • Turkey
    • Turkish Naval Forces
  • United States
    • United States Navy

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