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    MH-60M Black Hawk


    Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk

    US Army special operations variant of the UH-60M used only by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment ( 160 SOAR ).

    In addition to the standard features of the S-70M developed for the international market, the MH-60M is fitted with:

    - aerial refueling probe
    - The standard External Stores Support System (ESSS) was replaced by the Lightweight Armament Support Structure (LASS) or the new Multi-Station Lightweight Armament Support Structure (MLASS). Both designed by Unitech Composites and capable to carry many weapons configurations including the M230 30-mm cannon, the M261 rocket launcher and the M299 missile launcher or external fuel tanks.
    - US Army CAAS cockpit
    - Raytheon AN/ZQS-2 Special Ops Electro-Optical Sensor
    - an unique integrated radio frequencies countermeasures system (SIRFC)
    - AN/AVR-2B laser warning systems

    First two aircraft delivered to Fort Campbell on February 2011

    MH-60M Black Hawk News

    Special Ops Black Hawk Tested Navy INLS, 08-Aug-20 : #INLS An US Army Special Operations Aviation Command (USASOAC) MH-60M Black Hawk completed test landings on an Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS) at Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center (EXWC)

    First MLASS Pylon for Special Forces MH-60M, 12-Sep-17 : Unitech Composites delivered the first production shipset of Multi-Station Lightweight Armament Support Structure (MLASS) wings for use on the US Army Special Forces’s MH-60M Black Hawk

    AGC AeroComposites Systems for US Army MH-60M, 24-Mar-15 : AGC AeroComposites has been awarded the production of the Multi-Station Lightweight Armament Support System (MSLASS) wings for the US Army Special Operations model Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk

    US Army CAAS Cockpit, 02-Apr-12 : CAAS cockpit helps pilots navigate at low altitudes. Synthetic vision technology provides better situational awareness in degraded visibility conditions and over unfamiliar territory

    New Black Hawk delivered to 160th SOAR, 15-Feb-11 : The first two MH-60M Black Hawks assigned to the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne) arrive at Fort Campbell, KY

    List of Operators of Sikorsky MH-60M Black Hawk

    From Organisation with model MH-60M Black Hawk
    usa US Army Aviation
        S-70 H-60 1978/   

    Construction Numbers on database of MH-60M Black Hawk


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