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  • Sikorsky S-70B
    brazil Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil

    Brazilian Navy

    2012 to present


    Força Aeronaval da Marinha do Brasil S-70B

    Six helicopters were bought via FMS in 2008. They are known as MH-16 (Multi-emprego) with first four serials assigned by 2010: N-3032 to N-3035. On 30 July 2012 the first two aircraft arrived at Cabo Frio airport aboard a USAF C-17 cargo plane.

    On October 2013, two additional anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare Lot II S-70B were ordered. Again under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program.

    In 2016, they were re-designated as SH-16 ( antisubmarine helicopter )

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    Brazilian Seahawk Sinks Corvette, 15-Jul-21 : #Penguin A decommissioned corvette used as target ship was sunk by a Brazilian Navy Seahawk helicopter using an AGM-119 Penguin air-to-surface missile during a training live fire exercise

    8,000 Flight Hours for Brazilian Seahawks, 20-May-21 : Brazilian Navy 1st Anti-Submarine Helicopter Squadron (EsqdHS-1) achieved the 8,000 hours milestone on the Sikorsky S-70B Seahawk. Dubbed SH-16 in Brazilian service, the first of 6 aircraft arrived in 2012

    Brazilian Navy S-70B Seahawk Simulator, 07-Mar-18 : CAE awarded US Navy foreign military sale (FMS) contract to design and manufacture training devices for the Brazilian Navy S-70B Seahawk to be installed at São Pedro da Aldeia naval airbase near Rio

    Brazilian Navy Fires Missile for MISSILEX 2016, 21-Apr-16 : Brazilian Navy S-70B Seahawk fired Penguin antiship missiles during exercise MISSILEX 2016

    First two Marinha MH-16s arrived to Brazil, 30-Jul-12 : Automatic Translation - They arrived today July 30 at the Cabo Frio International Airport the first two MH-16 helicopter "Seahawk" for the Navy of Brazil (MB).


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    2012/    HS-1 BA Sao Pedro da Aldeia


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    C/NBuiltID     In this OrgIn other Org

        N-3032: Marinha MH-16 type; f/f 07sep11 as N1072W; serial to be conf+
    70-3793     N-3033: Marinha MH-16 type from Aug12
    70-3811     N-3034: Marinha MH-16 type d/d 30jul12, HS1; pictured
        N-3035: Marinha MH-16 type d/d 30jul12, test serial N1025J; asg HS1;+
        N-3036: Marinha MH-16 type d/d 27jul15
    70-4317     N-3037: Marinha MH-16 type d/d 27jul15

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