Modern technology gives us many things.

Telephonics gains MH-60 support work – Digital Battlespace

MH-60S Seahawk. (Photo: USN / Sailor William Rosencrans)

The efficiency-based logistics contract for Telephonics covers support for USN MH-60R and MH-60S helicopter radar and communication systems.

Telephonics Corporation supplies its AN / APS-153 (V) Multi-Mode Marine Surveillance Radar (MMR) and Communication System Control (CSCG) products for USN MH-60R and MH-60S Seahawk helicopters, under a maintenance contract from the leading integrator Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems.

The initial logistics contract, based on implementation, is for a period of five years until 2025 plus a two-year option, Telephonics announced on April 19, with current funding lagging $ 84 million.

Telephonics will support the maintenance requirements of the MH-60R and MH-60S by placing spare parts orders, supplying test equipment, and completing repairs or replacing critical MMR or CSCG components.

AN / APS-153 (V) provides MH-60R flight crews with improved awareness of the coast and marine domains. It is fully integrated into Lockheed Martin’s overall cockpit avionics package MH-60R, notes Shephard Defense Insight, and is controlled by the on-board mission computer with returns displayed on color multifunction displays, providing the crew with independent radar data views.

Telephonics described the CSCG as a “communications support” for the MH-60R and MH-60S, providing crews with access to military and civilian air traffic control stations, radio navigation equipment and on-board intercom networks.

As part of our promise to provide comprehensive coverage to our Defense Insight and Premium News subscribers, our selected new content in Defense provides the latest industry updates, contracting and key milestones.

Comments are closed.