On June 2014, Sikorsky won USAF contract to supply 113 next generation Combat Rescue Helicopters (CRH) to replace the HH-60G Pave Hawk
. On November that year was designated as HH-60W. First flight took place on May 2019.
On July 2019, the 413th Flight Test Squadron
was the first unit to fly the new helicopter. Six HH-60W are going to conduct the developmental test program at Duke Field, FL.
On August 2019, the 58th Special Operations Wing
at Kirtland AFB activate new Detachment to prepare the unit to receive the new helicopter in 2020.