UH-60V Black Hawk Integrated Mission Equipment Package

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Northrop Grumman’s Integrated Mission Equipment Package

Northrop Grumman’s integrated, open systems architecture – OpenLift – features high performance across multiple platforms and enables software-defined upgrades. Our open, flexible plug & play architecture supports rapid and timely capability enhancements, so our customers benefit from the most efficient and affordable solution over a program’s life cycle.

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UH-60V Black Hawk Integrated Mission Equipment Package

One Helo. Many Missions.

Northrop Grumman provides the Integrated Avionics Suite for the UH-60V. This transformational approach to avionics modernizes the U.S. Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk helicopters with a glass cockpit, including an integrated computational system, visual display system and Control Display Units. This replaces the analog gauges in UH-60L helicopters with an integrated system that provides one of the most advanced avionics systems in the U.S. Army. Our solution extends the life and mission capabilities of the UH-60 platform.

Additional benefits of Northrop Grumman’s open and scalable, fully integrated mission equipment package include enhanced pilot situational awareness and mission safety, decreased workload and life cycle cost, and a common training environment.

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Modular Open Systems Architecture

Our OpenLift modular open systems architecture (MOSA) enhances the way new capabilities are acquired and delivered to the warfighter. With open architecture systems, operators are free to work with multiple developers to upgrade capabilities. By breaking vendor lock, these systems drive competition and enable more frequent upgrades that can greatly extend and expand an aircraft’s mission set.

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Proven Experience in Helicopter Upgrades

Our approach for the design and implementation of the UH-60V integrated mission equipment package draws upon our experience with similar upgrades for the U.S. Marine Corps AH-1Z and UH-1Y helicopters, U.S. Navy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, and the Royal Jordanian Air Force AH-1 program.

UH-60V Black Hawk Integrated Mission Equipment Package – Datasheet
UH-60V Black Hawk Integrated Mission Equipment Package Timeline

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UH-60V Black Hawk Integrated Mission Equipment Package


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Soldiers Executing Limited User Testing Sling Mission


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UH-60V Upgrade


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Soldiers Preparing for UH-60V Limited User Testing


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UH-60V Cockpit Left Side


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UH-60V Cockpit


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Cockpit Right Side



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