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.
Two first operational HH-60W were delivered to 41st RQS at Moody AFB, GA on November 2020
|Years||Units||bold : Current base of the Unit|
|2021/||512th RQS|| Kirtland AFB |
|2020/||41st RQS|| Moody AFB |
|2019/21||413 FLTS|| Eglin AFB |
List of Aircraft
|C/N||Built||ID In this Org||In other Org|
|2019|| ?: USAF CRH #4 14483 f/f 27aug19;
10oct19 pictured (pic1) in of+|
|2019|| ?: USAF CRH #2 14480 f/f 23may19|
|2019|| ?: USAF CRH #3 14482 f/f 08aug19|
|2019|| ?: USAF CRH #5 14484 f/f 06sep19|
| ?: pictured at Duke Field|
|2020|| ?: USAF 14488 d/d Nov20, pictured|
|2020|| ?: USAF 14489 d/d Nov20|
|2020|| ?: #14485 first HH-60W delivered to Kirtland AFB, pictured|
|2019|| 14-4481: USAF CRH #1 14481 f/f 17may19|