S70 helicopter

S70 helicopter



 

Hellenic Navy, 2nd Helicopter Squadron has 11 S70 helicopters (8 S70B6 with analog cockpit and 3 S70B with glass cockpit).

The S70 helicopter is built by Sikorsky, has two engines, a four blade main rotor, an auxiliary power unit (APU), Dipping Sonar, ESM, Radar, FLIR, engine and blade deice system, Automatic Flight Control System (AFCS), HIFR, RAST and all necessary equipment for IFR flying. The weapons package include up to 3 ΜΚ46 mod1/2/5 torpedoes, 1 Penguin anti-ship missile and 4 Hellfire Air-to-ground missiles.

Main missions for the S70 are antisurface warfare (ASuW), antisubmarine warfare (ASW) and surface surveillance. Secondary missions include SAR, MEDEVAC, VERTREP and SPECIAL OPERATIONS.

Since 1995, the Hellenic Navy has flown over 35,000 accident free flight hours and the Hellenic Navy Helicopters 2nd Squadron has been awarded safety milestone awards and search and rescue awards (more than 300 lives saved).

The Hellenic Navy S-70 helicopters are a special variation of USN SH-60 Sea Hawk helicopters, with the code name Aegean Hawk.
 

GLASS COCKPIT
HN 59 – 60 – 61

S70 helicopter


ANALOG COCKPIT
HN 51 to 58

S70 helicopter

 

MISSION EQUIPMENT
  • MISSION AVIONICS SYSTEM “DATA HANDLING AND DISPLAY” (FMS-800 AVIONICS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM,5 MFDS)
  • SONAR SYSTEM HELRAS
  • ESM SYSTEM LR-100
  • RADAR SYSTEM APS 143(V)3
  • FLIR SYSTEM AAS-44
  • TWO TACTICAL DATA PROCESSORS AN/ASN 150
  • SONAR SYSTEM AN/AQS 18 (V) 3
  • ESM SYSTEM ALR-606 (V) 2
  • RADAR SYSTEM APS-143(V)3
  • FLIR SYSTEM AQS-22
NAVIGATION SYSTEMS
  • TACAN AN/ARN-153
  • AUTOMATIC DIRECTION FINDER ARN-149 LF/ADF
  • DOPPLER AN/APN-217(V)6
  • VOR/ILS MARKER BEACON AN/ARN-147(V)
  • EMBEDDED GPS (EGI) LN-100G
  • FMS-800 MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
  • TACAN AN/ARN-118
  • DIRECTION FINDER OA-8697A/ARD
  • DOPPLER AN/APN-217
  • ATTITUDE HEADING REFERENCE SYSTEM
  • HSVD AN/ASQ-200
  • AUTOMATIC DIRECTION FINDER ADF-60A
  • VOR/ILS MARKER BEACON AN/ARN-147(V)
  • BEARING DISTANCE HEADING INDICATOR ID663D
COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
  • CLEAR/SECURE V/UHF ARC-232
  • CLEAR/SECURE HF 9000
  • UWT (SONAR HELRAS)
  • SECURE TACTICAL DATA TRANSFER LINK-11
  • IFF APX-119
  • CLEAR/SECURE V/UHF ARC-182
  • CLEAR HF ARC-174A(V)2
  • UWT (SONAR AN/AQS 18(V)3)
  • SECURE TACTICAL DATA TRANSFER (DATA LINK ASN-150 (V))
  • IFF APX-100
ARMAMENT SYSTEMS
  • PENGUIN AGM-119B GUIDED MISSILE
  • HELFIRE AGM-114M GUIDED MISSILE
  • MK-46 TORPEDO
  • COUNTERMEASURES DISPENSING SYSTEM AN/ALE-47
  • PENGUIN AGM-119B GUIDED MISSILE
  • MK-46 TORPEDO

 

S-70 Specifications

WEIGHTS

POWER PLANT RATINGS

Per engine, standard day, sea level

PERFORMANCE

Standard day at 21884 lb

Maximum take off gross weight

21,884 lbs

Engine type

T700-GE-401C

Maximum speed, sea level

180 kts

Empty weight

 

2.5 minute Take off power

1940 shp

Maximum cruise speed, sea level

150 kts

SAR configuration

15,200 lbs

30 minute intermediate power

1800 shp

Maximum cruise speed 4000 ft

133 kts

ASW configuration

15,590 lbs

Maximum continuous power

1662 shp

Maximum rateof climb

1650 ft/min

ΑSUW configuration

15,504 lbs

Fuel capacity internal

4000 lbs

Hover ceiling in ground effect

7750 ft

 

S70 helicopter

        The emblem brings as main symbol the falcon that is brave and proud bird with characteristically the fieriness and exceptional sight. The falcon is represented with Eastern orientation in nightly environment, symbolizing the faculty of H/P S70 to operate at night. The faculty of sight is symbolized with the reflection in the point of eye in form of cross. The three stars correspond in the three types of H/P. The four white ripples shape nine bands correspondingly in the nine bands of the Greek Flag. The emblem includes side aspect G/M PENGUIN and it is supplemented with film where is entered the name of the Squadron.