The Royal Australian Navy’s first Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawk helicopter has made its first flight. The Seahawk made the flight on June 26 at Sikorsky’s facilities in Stratford, Conn. The aircraft will now be transferred to Lockheed Martin’s facility in Owego, N.Y., where it will be equipped with a mission system and sensors. Three more MH-60Rs for the Australian navy are currently in various stages of assembly at Sikorsky’s facilities, Australia’s defense ministry says. The first two ...


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