Sikorsky UH Black Hawk Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter - United States Sikorsky UH Black Hawk Medium-Lift Transport Helicopter - United States

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Army version, carrying a crew of four and up to 11 equipped troops. These Black Hawks managed to remain undetected during the entire operation though one was lost to a malfunction and blown up while on the ground prior to mission's end.

Based on experience in Vietnam, the Army required significant performance, survivability and reliability improvements from both UTTAS and the new powerplant. The army wants them for combating terrorism, transnational crime, and insurgency to secure the archipelago.

In fact, it has steadily grown with virtually no problems throughout the years. The Army also initiated the development of a new, common turbine engine for its helicopters that would become the General Electric T UHA modified with special electronics equipment and external antenna.

This platform is an upgraded model based on ex-U. UHM with medical mission equipment medevac version for U. The autonomous flight was performed between and feet. Up to 11 combat ready troops and a crew of 4 can be accommodated inside a UH helicopter.

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On February 1,the U. Army UHs and other helicopters conducted many air assault and other support missions during the invasion of Iraq. The UH utility tactical transport helicopters provide air assault, general support, medial evacuation, command and control, electronic warfare, and special operations support for the US Army and allied nations.

In due course, Captain Tomohiro Sato first name to be confirmed will be an instructor pilot with the unit that is still scheduled to form at an as yet unnamed JGSDF camp at Saga Airport in fiscal The MTDP foresees the introduction of 17 tilt-rotor aircraft in connection with the formation of an amphibious, rapid deployment brigade.

The tail rotor is canted and features a rigid crossbeam. Special operations modification first ordered in for use by the U.