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Sikorsky HH-60W CRH

The Combat Rescue Helicopter, CRH, is the new US Air Force Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter to replace the HH-60G Pave Hawk in the personnel recovery missions.

Based on the UH-60M Black Hawk was selected as the winner of the Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH) competition in 2013. The CRH has a new Tactical Mission Kit and multiple defense systems enhancing pilots' situational awareness and improved survivability. A new fuel system nearly doubles the capacity of the internal tank on a UH-60M.

On November 2014 was officially designated the HH-60W

Production plans calls for 4 Engineering Manufacturing Development (EMD) aircraft and 5 System Demonstration Test Articles (SDTA). USAF needs 112 helicopters to replace current HH-60G fleet.

First flight was May 17, 2019. Second EMD flew May 23, the third on August 8 and fourth on August 27.

On September 2019, the 4 CRH flew together for the first time

Initial deliveries are expected in FY19 to Kirtland AFB




Model News


HH-60W Arrives at USAF’ Test Squadron, 12-Nov-19 : #CRH After a 5-hour flight, US Air Force 413th Flight Test Squadron at Duke Field received the first two HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter to begin developmental testing

HH-60W Presentation Ceremony, 15-Oct-19 : Sikorsky held a ceremony at its Development Flight Center in West Palm Beach, Florida to present the US Air Force’ future Combat Rescue Helicopter (CRH), HH-60W

HH-60W Approved to Enter Production, 26-Sep-19 : #CRH The HH-60W, future USAF Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter to replace the Pave Hawk, achieved a Milestone C decision moving into low rate initial production (LRIP). Currently there are 4 prototypes flying (totaling 150 hours so far) and the first five in various stages of production at Sikorsky’s Stratford facility.

Sikorsky Tactical Mission Kit Tested on the HH-60W, 25-Sep-19 : #MissionKit A new tactical mission kit which provides situational awareness, mission management and simple sensor integration was tested for the first time in the USAF’ future Combat Search and Rescue (CSAR) helicopter, the Sikorsky HH-60W

New Detachment Stands Up at Kirtland AFB, 12-Sep-19 : #Kirtland USAF’ 58th Operations Group (58 OG) Detachment 2 was activated at Kirtland AFB, New Mexico to “Prepare the wing to start formal training on the HH-60W, no later than March of 2021”

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List of Operators of Sikorsky HH-60W CRH


From Organisation with model HH-60W CRH
1982
usa US Air Force
    S-70 H-60 139 1982/   
2019
usa US Air Force
    2019/   

Construction Numbers on database of HH-60W CRH

5hh-60w




Construction Numbers

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C/NYearHistory
2019 US ? : USAF CRH #2 14480 f/f 23may19
2019 US ? : USAF CRH #1 14481 f/f 17may19
2019 US ? : USAF CRH #3 14482 f/f 08aug19
2019 US ? : USAF CRH #4 14483 f/f 27aug19; 10oct19 pictured (pic1) +
06nov19 pictured (pic2) arriving at 413th FTS, Duke Fie+
2019 US ? : USAF CRH #5 ? f/f 06sep19
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