List of Sikorsky S-70 Models

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US military designations[edit]

  • YUH-60A (prototype airframe?)[1]
  • YEH-60B specialized radar and avionics[1] UH-60A modified for the proposed Stand-Off Target Acquisition System including an underslung rotating sensor in a canoe fairing[2]
  • EUH-60L Army Airborne Command and Control[1]
  • GUH-60A non-flying Simulator[3]
  • JUH-60A Evaluation and testing craft[3]
  • YEH-60B prototype[3]

CH-60S[3][edit]

EH-60[edit]

EH-60A[edit]

  • Specialized Jammer
  • A UH-60A modified for evaluation pursuant to the Quick Fix II EW Program. It was prepared for a AN/ALQ-151 multi-role tactical EW system, four dipole antennae were mounted in pairs on either side of the tailboom, and a deployable whip antenna was added beneath the aft section of the main cabin. The YEH-60A was equipped with the AN/ALQ-144 infrared countermeasures set and flare & chaff launchers and the standard AN/APR-39(V)1 receiver.[4]

EH-60B[edit]

  • EW prototype variant
  • Stand-Off Target Acquisition System (SOTAS) prototype.[4]

EH-60C[edit]

specialized equipment and antenna[1]

  • locate enemy signals traffic[4]
  • classify enemy signals traffic[4]
  • disrupt enemy signals traffic[4]

HH-60[edit]

HH-60 Jayhawk[edit]

HH-60 Pave Hawk[edit]

HH-60D Nighthawk[edit]

Canceled SAR[3]

  • Night Vision Goggle capable cockpit[2]
  • In Flight Refuelling[2]
  • ESSS[2]
  • IR jammer[2]
  • HIRSS exhaust suppressor[2]
  • rotor de-icing[2]
  • color weather radar[2]

HH-60G[edit]

Combat Rescue[1]

HH-60L[edit]

Modified UH-60L medevac[1]

HH-60M[edit]

Modified UH-60M medevac[1] "M" does not stand for Medical/ Medevac

MH-60[edit]

MH-60A[edit]

FLIR[1] Modified avionics and navigation[1] in flight refueling probe[1] T700-GE-701[1]

MH-60G[edit]

MH-60K[edit]

in flight refueling probe[1] terrain following radar[1]

  • extra internal tanks[4]
  • pylon-mounted auxiliary tanks from HH-60[4]
  • uprated engines[4]
  • CRT cockpit[4]
  • Texas Instruments[2] FLIR[4]
  • In air refuelling<[4]
  • extra seating[4]
  • night vision imaging system[2]
  • moving map display[2]
  • OBOGS[2]
  • T700-GE-701C engines[2]
  • main rotor brake[2]
  • missile plume detection[2]
  • radar warning receiver[2]
  • chaff & flare dispenser[2]
  • IR jammer, radio jammer[2]
  • laser warning receiver[2]

MH-60L[edit]

  • 30mm chain gun[1]
  • 2.75" rocket pods[1]
  • M134D Gatling gun(door)[1]

MH-60R[edit]

Converted SH-60B[1]

MH-60S[edit]

  • SH-60 base with UH-60 2nd cargo door restored[1]
  • combat SAR[1]

MH-60T[edit]

  • Improved Jayhawk[3]

SH-60[edit]

SH-60F[3][edit]

  • inside ASW search, parred down SH-60B[2]

SH-60R[3][edit]

  • Redesignated as MH-60R, later.

UH-60[edit]

  • UH-60A RASCAL - Rotorcraft Air Crew System Concept[1]
  • UH-60C[1]
  • UH-60E[1]
  • UH-60Q Medevac Dustoff - became HH-60A[1]

UH-60A[1][edit]

  • non assisted folding tail[2]
  • Exhaust suppession[5]
  • Tracor AN/ARN-148 Omega navigation system[2]

UH-60B[edit]

UH-60L[edit]

  • T700-GE-701c[1] 1940shp[6]
  • Revised Gearbox[1]
  • Revised Flight Control[1]
  • Electronics more emi resistant, particularly to German powerlines[6]
  • Instrumentation panel made NVG compatible[6]

UH-60M[edit]

  • New Avionics[1]
  • Composite Rotor w/ wider chord[1]
  • improved gearbox[1]
  • New cockpit instrumentation including IVHMS computer[1]
  • reinforced fuselage[1]

UH-60V[edit]

  • New Avionics, UH-60L converted to Glass Cockpit [1]

VH-60[edit]

VH-60A
First designation for VH-60N[2]
VH-60D
Night Hawk VIP transport[1]
VH-60N
Presidential transport helicopter also known as Marine One[1]

Sikorsky internal model designations[edit]

S-70A[edit]

The S-70A is Sikorsky's designation for Black Hawk models produced for export.

S-70A-1
Desert Hawk; variant for Saudi Arabian military[1]
S-70A-1L
Saudi Desert Hawk Medevac variant[1]
S-70A-5
Variant for Philippine Air Force[1]
S-70A-9
Variant for Australian Army, licence-built by Hawker de Havilland[1]
S-70A-11
Variant for Jordanian Air Force[1]
S-70A-12
Search and rescue variant for Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)[1]
S-70A-14
Variant for Royal Brunei Air Force; one in civil use by the Government of Brunei[1][7]
S-70A-16
Test model fitted with Rolls-Royce Turbomeca RTM322 engines[1]
S-70A-17
Variant for Turkish military[1]
S-70A-19
Designation for aircraft to be license-built by Westland Helicopters in the United Kingdom (Westland WS-70); none produced[1]
S-70A-21
Variant for Egyptian military[1]
S-70A-24
Variant for Mexican military[1]
S-70A-26
Variant for Moroccan military[1]
S-70A-27
Variant for Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force[1]
S-70A-33
Variant for Brunei, used as civil transport by the government[7]
S-70A-42
Variant for Austrian Armed Forces[1]

S-70B[edit]

The S-70B (originally S-70L) is Sikorsky's designation for export versions of the Sea Hawk naval helicopter with folding main rotors and tail. India will acquire several S-70B for its navy.[8]

S-70C[edit]

S-70C
Search and Rescue Variant for Republic of China Air Force
S-70C(M)-1/2
Export version for the Republic of China Navy, equipped with an undernose radar and a dipping sonar.

Non-US military designations[edit]

AH-60L
Australian export model never produced[1]
AH-60L
Colombian Air Force Arpia III gunship version, equipped with FLIR, machine guns and rockets [1]
UH-60J
Designation used by JASDF and JMSDF[1]
UH-60JA
Licence-built by Mitsubishi for JASDF and JMSDF[1]
SH-60J
Japanese Version of SH-60B without Sonobuoy launcher. Licence-built by Mitsubishi for JMSDF.
SH-60K
Upgraded from SH-60J (K stands for "Kai"), which has newer sensors and weapons. Manufactured by Mitsubishi.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=44
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y Donald, David (1997). The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i http://www.helis.com/70s/blackhawk.php
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Harding, Stephen (1990). U.S. Army Aircraft Since 1947: An Illustrated History.
  5. ^ http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/aureview/1979/nov-dec/siuru.html
  6. ^ a b c Clancy, Tom (1994). Armored CAV. Berkley. ISBN 0-425-15836-5.
  7. ^ a b List of civil-registered Sikorsky S-70s in Brunei retrieved 17 October 2013
  8. ^ https://online.wsj.com/articles/india-chooses-sikorsky-for-1-billion-military-helicopter-deal-1417867938