First flight 08 Aug 1989. Initial IOC 01 Oct 1989. From 2007 to 2014, US Coast Guard HH-60Js were upgraded to the MH-60T version. The MH-60T version includes a glass cockpit, enhanced optics and infrared sensors. An provided "airborne use of force package" includesa 7.62mm machine gun and a .50 caliber Barrett M82 semi-automatic rifle for firing warning and disabling shots, as well as hull armor to protect the aircrew from small arms fire (source: USCG Acquisition Directorate).
Design authority: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Primary manufacturer: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp.
Parent type: Sikorsky S-70/H-60
Aircraft status: Operational
VTOL type: Helicopter
Lift devices: 1 Single main rotor
Dedicated control device: 1 Tail rotor
Crew required: 2 in Side-by-side arrangement
Landing gear: Wheels (non-retractable)