Combat Search and Rescue

USAF’s 305th RQS welcomes first Jolly Green II

The USAF’s 305th Rescue Squadron (RQS) – a component of Air Force Reserve Command’s (AFRC’s) 943rd Rescue Group (RQG) – joined the HH-60W Jolly Green II family on February 1, when the first aircraft (21-14521) arrived at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona

USAF’s ‘Night Hawks’ part ways with the Pave Hawk

The 55th Rescue Squadron ‘Night Hawks’ – a component of the 355th Wing at Davis-Monthan AFB in Arizona – has become the latest USAF unit to bid a fond farewell to its complement of HH-60G Pave Hawk CSAR helicopters

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APROC 2022: Inside Spain’s annual joint rescue exercise

Having the power to recover personnel from combat situations is an essential element of any military operation. AirForces Monthly reports on the annual joint exercise in Spain

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The USAF HH-60W Jolly Green II at Moody AFB

Combat Aircraft Journal visits Moody AFB, Georgia, to catch up with the latest USAF platform that could be needed one day to go behind enemy lines – the HH-60W Whiskey

Spanish Air Force receives first NH90

Airbus Helicopters announced on October 14 that the first of 12 NHIndustries NH90 Tactical Transport Helicopters (TTHs) has been delivered to the Spanish Air Force

HH-60W completes first aerial refuelling test

The USAF’s newest combat search and rescue (CSAR) helicopter, the Sikorsky HH-60W Jolly Green II, completed its first air-to-air refuelling sortie over southern Alabama on August 5.