US Navy Sikorsky Seahawks Sporting Some Fancy Tailfeathers

In the Pacific Fleet, many of the MH-60 Seahawks have colorful, intricate and extensive squadron marking on their tails. Check out some of this great photography of  the Sikorsky  Seahawk by US Navy Photographers.

WATERS EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Oct. 11, 2013) An MH-60H Seahawk from the "Golden Falcons" of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 lands on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Matthew Riggs/RELEASED)

WATERS EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA (Oct. 11, 2013) An MH-60H Seahawk from the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 lands on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Matthew Riggs/RELEASED)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 16, 2013) Sailors unfold the rear stabilizer and rotors on an MH-60S Seahawk from the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN) 73. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Peter Burghart/Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 16, 2013) Sailors unfold the rear stabilizer and rotors on an MH-60S Seahawk from the “Golden Falcons” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN) 73. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interest of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Peter Burghart/Released)

PEARL HARBOR (Nov. 16, 2010) – The "Easy Riders" of Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 37 deliver a retired Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk helicopter to the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island. As the helicopter reached its service life cycle, it became part of the Pacific Aviation Museum’s collection. Visitors to the museum will experience the aircraft as it resides in the museum’s Hangar 79. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico/RELEASED)

PEARL HARBOR (Nov. 16, 2010) – The “Easy Riders” of Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron Light (HSL) 37 deliver a retired Sikorsky SH-60B Seahawk helicopter to the Pacific Aviation Museum on Ford Island. As the helicopter reached its service life cycle, it became part of the Pacific Aviation Museum’s collection. Visitors to the museum will experience the aircraft as it resides in the museum’s Hangar 79. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class (SW) Mark Logico/RELEASED)

HIRATSUKA, Japan (Sept. 21, 2013) An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter from the Warlords of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 lands at Shonan Kaigan Park to simulate the delivery of medical supplies to Japanese medical first responders during Kanagawa Prefectural Government’s “Big Rescue” joint mass casualty and earthquake response drill. The drill was conducted to enhance mutual cooperation between medical institutions, strengthen local disaster prevention capabilities and raise residents' awareness of disaster prevention capabilities. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam K. Thomas/RELEASED)

HIRATSUKA, Japan (Sept. 21, 2013) An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter from the Warlords of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 51 lands at Shonan Kaigan Park to simulate the delivery of medical supplies to Japanese medical first responders during Kanagawa Prefectural Government’s “Big Rescue” joint mass casualty and earthquake response drill. The drill was conducted to enhance mutual cooperation between medical institutions, strengthen local disaster prevention capabilities and raise residents’ awareness of disaster prevention capabilities. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Adam K. Thomas/RELEASED)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 1, 2013) An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter assigned to the “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 performs maneuvers during an air demonstration above the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is transiting the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) after spending eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet AORs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/ Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Dec. 1, 2013) An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter assigned to the “Wolf Pack” of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 75 performs maneuvers during an air demonstration above the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Nimitz is transiting the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of responsibility (AOR) after spending eight months deployed to the U.S. 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet AORs. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Kelly M. Agee/ Released)

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 19, 2013) Air department Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) run to safety after attaching cargo legs and nets to an MH-60S Seahawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 during Operation Damayan. The George Washington Strike Group in coordination with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade is assisting the Philippine government in ongoing relief efforts in response to the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chris Cavagnaro/RELEASED)

PHILIPPINE SEA (Nov. 19, 2013) Air department Sailors aboard the U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) run to safety after attaching cargo legs and nets to an MH-60S Seahawk from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12 during Operation Damayan. The George Washington Strike Group in coordination with the 3d Marine Expeditionary Brigade is assisting the Philippine government in ongoing relief efforts in response to the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Chris Cavagnaro/RELEASED)

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