Coast Guard Sector Columbia River receives upgraded rescue helicopter
US Coast Guard, February 17, 2012 - ASTORIA, Ore. — Coast Guard Sector Columbia River, Ore., received an upgraded rescue helicopter at Air Station Astoria Thursday.
The MH-60T Jayhawk helicopter, the Coast Guard’s latest Jayhawk model, features upgrades that greatly enhance mission performance capabilities for flight crews. The MH-60T improves medium-range response and recovery operations including law enforcement, search and rescue as well as cutter operations.
The helicopter’s modernized cockpit includes:
Five multi-functional display screens
Full-screen radar display
Sensor and hoist camera images
Primary flight instruments
Integrated traffic collision avoidance system
Sikorsky HH-60J Jayhawk 6029 ( US Coast Guard )
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