TITLE

Army Fields New Black Hawk

AUTHOR(S)
Leipold, J. D.
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2008, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the U.S. Army has started fielding the latest version of the Black Hawk helicopter, the UH-60M, in December 2007. The helicopter was delivered to the 101st Airborne Division's 159th Combat Aviation Brigade. It will gradually replace the L model and become the Army's standard medium-lift helicopter. The aircraft is equipped with state-of-the-art flight management system that significantly improves combat performance.
ACCESSION #
31189230

 

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