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  • Mitsubishi S-70

    Derived from Sikorsky S-70 H-60
    1987







    Model





    S-70 News


    First Flight for the Mitsubishi SH-60L Seahawk, 19-May-21 : #Seahawk Mitsubishi Heavy Industries completed the maiden flight for the XSH-60L Seahawk helicopter under development for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)

    USAF MC-130 Refuels Japan UH-60J, 27-Jun-17 : USAF 353rd Special Operations Group (SOG) from Kadena Air Base, Japan completed Exercise Teak Jet with Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) Hamamatsu rescue squadron UH-60J




    Derivatives & Versions


    ModelYearHistory
    SH-60J Seahawk 1991 Mitsubishi received two SH-60J from Sikorsky in knock-down form and built 101 under license for a total of 103 airframes. Roughly equivalent to ...
    SH-60K Seahawk 1997 Mitsubishi developed improved SH-60J for JMSDF. 31 deliveries to date and still in production.
    UH-60J 2005 SAR version of SH-60J for JMSDF for operation by 72 & 73 Kokutai, 19 built. Additional 40 SAR version built for JASDF Rescue Squadrons to replac ...
    UH-60JA 2005 Mitsubishi license production of Sikorsky UH-60L for JGSDF. 29 deliveries to date and still in production.
    SH-60L Seahawk 2021 Third generation shipborne anti-submarine/anti-surface warfare (ASW) Seahawk helicopter for the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)

    List of Operators of Mitsubishi S-70


    From Organisation with model S-70
    1991
    japan Japan Air Self-Defense Force
        UH-60J 40 1991/   
    japan Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
        SH-60J Seahawk 103 1991/21
    2005
    japan Japan Ground Self-Defense Force
        UH-60JA 29 2005/   
    japan Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
        UH-60J 19 2005/   
    japan Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force
        SH-60K Seahawk 75 2005/   
    Construction Numbers on database of S-70 or its versions

    103sh-60j
    53sh-60k
    73UH-60J
    31UH-60JA