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Search and Rescue (SAR) Aircraft Variants

BUILDER NAME ENGINES SERVICE COMMENTS
HC-130HLOCKHEEDHERCULES4T56-A-15AF/CGC-130H WITH SPECIAL EQUIPMENT FOR SEARCH/RESCUE MISSIONS AND AERIAL RECOVERY ASSIGNMENTS (5 CREW)
HC-130NLOCKHEEDHERCULES4T56-A-15AFC-130H MODIFIED WITH C-130E RADOME, NEW CENTER WING SECTION, AND MODIFIED TO AERIAL REFUEL HELICOPTERS
HC-130PLOCKHEEDHERCULES4T56-A-15AFHC-130H MODIFIED TO AERIAL REFUEL HELICOPTERS
HH-1HBELLIROQUOIS1T53-L-13BAFUH-1H MODIFIED FOR LOCAL BASE RESCUE
HH-1KBELLIROQUOIS1T53-L-13/NAVYUPGRADED UH-1E WITH INTERNATIONAL ORANGE PAINT
HH-1NBELLIROQUOIS1T400-CP-400NAVYUH-1N MODIFIED FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE, WITH PROTECTIVE WEAPON FIRE CAPABILITY REMOVED
HH-2DKAMANSEASPRITE2T58-GE-8B/-8FNAVYUPGRADED UH-2C, ALSO NHH-2D
HH-3ASIKORSKYSEA KING2T58-GE-8FNAVYSH-3A WITH ARMOR, 7.62 MM MINIGUN, DECK-EDGE REFUELING CAPABILITY, EXTERNAL FUEL TANKS -- SONAR EQUIPMENT REMOVED
HH-3ESIKORSKYJOLLY GREEN GIANT2T58-GE-5AFUPGRADED CH-3B WITH ARMOR AND EQUIPMENT FOR AIRCREW RECOVERY IN COMBAT AREAS, EQUIPPED FOR MID-AIR REFUELING
HH-3FSIKORSKYSEA KING2T58-GE-8B/-8FCGMODIFIED VERSION OF AF CH-3E
HH-46AVERTOLSEA KNIGHT2T58-GE-8B/-8FNAVYCH-6A AND UH-46A MODIFIED WITH AN/APN-182 DOPPLER RADAR, EXTERNAL PERSONNEL RESCUE HOIST, AND CRASH RESISTANT FUEL SYSTEM
HH-52ASIKORSKYNONE1T58-GE-8BCGAMPHIBIOUS SEARCH/RESCUE TRANSPORT (3 CREW)
HH-60GSIKORSKYPAVE HAWK2T700-GE-700/701AFDERIVATIVE UH-60A FOR USE IN COMBAT SEARCH AND RESCUE OPERATIONS, INCLUDES INFLIGHT REFUELING CAPABILITY, RANGE EXTENSION TANKS WEATHER RADAR, SATCOM, EXTERNAL HOIST, AND OTHER IMPROVED EQUIPMENT
HH-60HSIKORSKYSEA HAWK2T700-GE-401NAVYMODIFIED SH-60F EQUIPPED WITH DEFENSIVE AND OFFENSIVE WEAPONRY
HH-60JSIKORSKYSEA HAWK2T700-GE-401NAVYMODIFIED SH-60F, SINGLE MAIN AND TAIL ROTOR CLASS II HELICOPTER
HH-65AAEROSPACE HELICOPTER CORPDOLPHIN2LTS-101-750CGTBD
HU-16EGRUMMANALBATROSS2R-1820-76A/THRUCGHIGH-WING, AMPHIBIOUS AIRCRAFT WITH FIXED WING FLOATS, FOR SEARCH/RESCUE, ASW, AND GENERAL PURPOSE USES (6 CREW, 12 LITTERS)
HU-25ADASSAULT- BREGUETGUARDIAN2ATF 3-6-2CCGSEMI-MONOCOQUE, LOW CANTILEVER WING, MONOPLANE, RETRACTABLE TRICYCLE LANDING GEAR, USED FOR SEARCH AND RESCUE, MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, LAW ENFORCEMENT AND MARINE SCIENCE (5 CREW, 3 PASSENGERS
HU-25BDASSAULT- BREGUETFALCON GUARDIAN2GARRETTCGNAVY SEARCH AND RESCUE UTILITY AIRCRAFT MODIFIED WITH SENSOR SCANNERS, SLAR, AGTV, AND SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS
HU-25CDASSAULT- BREGUETFALCON GUARDIAN2GARRETTCGHU-25A MODIFIED WITH NEW RADAR AND FUSELAGE MOUNTED FLIR USED FOR INTERCEPTING AND TRACKING AIRBORNE SMUGGLERS
HV-22ABELL/BOEINGNONE2T406-AD-400NAVYVTOL AIRCRAFT (OSPREY) USED FOR CONDUCTING COMBAT SEARCH AND RESCUE MISSIONS FROM AVIATION CAPABLE SHIPS
HV-22BBELL/BOEINGNONE2T406-AD-400NAVYHV-22A WITH UPGRADED ENGINES, DRIVE SYSTEM, NACELLE, FUSELAGE, AND IMPROVED AVIONICS

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