Airframe Manufacturer: Sikorsky/United Technologies
Rotor Diameter: 54ft.
Max Gross Weight: 21,884lbs
Empty Weight: 14,500lbs
Number Engines: Two
Propulsion Type: General Electric T700-401C Gas Turbines
Fuel Capacity: 6,460lbs
Radius of Action: 300nm
The HH-60J helicopter has been modernized and redesignated the HH-60T
Medium Range Recovery Helicopter. Used for offshore operations, such as
Search and Rescue (SAR), Law Enforcement (LE), Aids to Navigation (ATON),
Upgrades and extensions to the HH-60’s service life, including:
new radar/Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) sensors
upgrades to gas turbine power plant
chem-bio & radiological environmental hazard detection and
Modernized cockpit includes:
five multi functional display screens
full screen radar display
FLIR and hoist camera images
primary flight instruments
integrated Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS).
Modified with an airborne use of force package –including weapons
for firing warning and disabling shots, and armor to protect the aircrew
from small arms fire.