As the Navy's next generation submarine hunter and anti-surface warfare helicopter, the MH-60R Seahawk is the cornerstone of the Navy's Helicopter Concept of Operations. Anti-Submarine Warfare and Surface Warfare are the MH-60R's primary missions. Secondary missions include Electromagnetic Warfare, Search and Rescue, Vertical Replenishment, Naval Surface Fire Support, logistics support, personnel transport, Medical Evacuation, and VHF/UHF/Link Communication Relay. The MH-60R and its mission systems have replaced the fleet's legacy SH-60B and SH-60F aircraft.
The MH-60R Seahawk missions are Anti-Submarine Warfare, Anti-Surface Warfare, Electromagnetic Warfare, Surveillance, Communications Relay, Search and Rescue, Naval Gunfire Support and logistics support.
|Primary Function: Anti-Submarine Warfare, Surface Warfare Helicopter|
|Contractor: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation, Lockheed Martin Systems|
|Date Deployed: 2006|
|Propulsion: 2-GE T700-GE-401 (C)|
|Length: 64 feet, 10 inches|
|Height: 17 feet|
|Weight: 14,430 lbs (empty), 23,500 lbs (max gross)|
|Airspeed: 180 knots (max)|
|Ceiling: 13,000 feet|
|Range: 245 Nautical Miles|
|Last Update: 3 January 2019|