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What You Need To Know About Black Hawk Helicopters

Written by Wall Street News on October 29th, 2019. Posted in H-60 spare parts, Sikorsky black hawk spares, Uh-60 spare parts

It’s rare these days for military equipment to be known so well in popular culture, but the UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter has become a household name thanks to its placement in movies such as Black Hawk Down.

There are thousands of military helicopters in use these days, but the Black Hawk remains one of the most popular. You may know the helicopter, but you may not known the story behind it.

The genesis of the Black Hawk began in the 1960s when the United States Army was looking for a standard-issue replacement helicopter. Over the next 15 years or so, the Army considered many models with Sikorsky’s YUH-60A being the eventual choice. Since then, the Black Hawk has been used by the United States and many other countries in military operations and was first used by the United States in 1983. In many recent conflicts, the Black Hawk helicopter has been used to evacuate soldiers.

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