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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

CAE Upgrades U.S. Navy MH-60S Flight Trainer

The U.S. Navy is re-entering an updated Sikorsky MH-60S operational flight trainer (OFT) into service at the Naval Air Station (NAS) near San Diego, Calif. CAE provided a "technology refresh" for the trainer, adding motion seats, an upgraded image generator visual system and a new Barco CD2260 visual display system. The upgrades will ensure concurrency with other MH-60S trainers and operational MH-60S helicopters. 
 
Sikorsky's MH-60S is designed to perform vertical replenishment (VERTREP), combat search and rescue (CSAR), special warfare support and airborne mine countermeasures (AMCM) missions. 
 
 
MH-60S OFT. Photo courtesy of CAE
 
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