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Colorado National Guard helps fight Cache Creek Fire - DVIDS (press release)

Aircrews flying two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters equipped with aerial water buckets have been operating from Rifle Airport in Rifle, Colorado, since Aug. 14, 2018. “Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen are putting their training to work to help ...

“The Detail” — A short film about Marine Raiders welcoming their brother home - NEWSREP (press release)

On March 10, 2015, seven Marines with U.S. Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC) died when an Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed near Eglin, Florida. One of those men was Master Sergeant Thomas A. Saunders. The Marines ...

Frustration at looking on led to making of hero Ben Roberts-Smith - The Australian

At 7.30am, 25 SASR operators and five Afghan police left Tarin Kowt in four US Black Hawk helicopters. Roberts-Smith's patrol was in the fourth Black Hawk, providing aerial fire support to the ground assault force, as well as being the reserve assault ...

CRW Airmen expand operational capabilities during Northern Strike - 62nd Airlift Wing

Contingency Response Airmen assigned to the 621st Contingency Response Wing from Travis Air Force Base, Calif., secure a cargo load to a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter during exercise Northern Strike at Alpena Combat Readiness Training Center, Mich., ...

Bureau of Land Management revises terms of Black Hawk use, but won't re-bid contract - Vertical Magazine (press release)

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) does not intend to re-evaluate its award of an exclusive use firefighting contract for a restricted category UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter, despite having now contradicted what it told prospective bidders during ...

Griffiss airport readies for repairs following helicopter accident - Utica Observer Dispatch

One crew member suffered minor injuries when the main rotor blades of a Blackhawk helicopter from Fort Drum struck the airport's control tower while taxiing on the ground after landing. “When I first got the call, I remember that night thinking that ...

Colorado National Guard powers up helicopters for Cabin Lake Fire - DVIDS (press release)

The support includes two UH-60 Black Hawk crews and helicopters, equipped with aerial water buckets, from the Chief Warrant Officer 5 David R. Carter Army Aviation Support Facility based at Buckley Air Force Base, Aurora, Colorado, and are expected to ...

Arizona National Guard To Help Fight California Fires - KNAU Arizona Public Radio

The Arizona National Guard says a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter and its crew from the National Guard's 98th Aviation Troop Command are headed to California to help with fight wildfires. The crew will report for duty Monday to Mathers Air Force Base in ...

Chile Receives Brand New Black Hawk Helicopters - Dialogo Americas (blog)

On July 23rd, the Chilean Air Force (FACh in Spanish) received three medium-lift utility transport MH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. The state-of-the-art multi-purpose helicopters will increase FACh's operational and response capabilities. The rotary-wing ...

Arizona National Guard sends Black Hawk to fight fires - AZFamily

Arizona Army National Guard aviators took off Monday for California to help out with the state's wildfires, piloting a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. "We're going up to Mathers Airfield at the moment," said Arizona Army National Guard Chief Warrant ...

NATO refurbishes Afghan Mi-17 helicopters in Europe as shift to Black Hawk continues - The Defense Post

Three Afghan Mi-17 helicopters refurbished by NATO in Europe will be operational within weeks, a spokesperson for the Resolute Support mission said, as the United States continues to build the Afghan Air Force's UH-60 Black Hawk capacity.

Army Conducts Limited User Testing prototype Black Hawk Helicopter - DVIDS (press release)

The Army's program to bring a modern digital cockpit to the Black Hawk helicopter hit another milestone July 9 when it began Limited User Test with two prototype aircraft at Redstone Arsenal. Soldiers from the 82d Airborne Division flew multiple day ...

The Air Force Wants Helicopters to Help Defend Nuclear Missiles - Popular Mechanics

The U.S. Air Force is looking for a new armored helicopter capable of transporting security troops to nuclear missile silos. The competition has drawn three entrants, including two types of Blackhawk helicopter and a European design offered in ...

25th CAB Black Hawks continue to fight wildfire at Ma'kua Kee'au Forest Reserve - Hawaii Army Weekly

The crew of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter of 2-25 Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, observe the wildfire near the Ma'kua Kea'au Forest Reserve, Aug. 6. The Department of Land and Natural Resources and Division of Forestry and Wildlife ...

Helicopters to the Rescue - Rotor & Wing International

About 380 Guardsmen have been activated for the disaster, and the Guard also sent Black Hawk helicopters from Oahu. The military personnel and assets will remain on call as needed. Due to the hazardous atmospheric conditions from the volcano, the FAA ...

Injured Trail Runner Rescued After 60-Foot Tumble - Runner's World

Because of the believed severity of the injuries, authorities dispatched a Blackhawk helicopter from the High-Altitude Air National Guard Aviation Training Site to reach the patient. He was airlifted out around 2:42 p.m. with non-life threatening injuries.

US clears $200m sale of UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters to Latvia - Army Technology

The US State Department has approved the sale of four UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters and associated equipment to Latvia for around $200m. The move comes after Latvia, a NATO ally, requested helicopters in standard US Government configuration with ...

State Department approves Black Hawk helicopter sale for Latvia - UPI.com

The State Department has approved the sale of four UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to Latvia. Photo by Scott T. Sturkol/Fort McCoy Public Affairs Office/U.S. Army. Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The State Department has approved a possible foreign military sale of four ...

Skilled trail runner slips off ridgeline at 12500 feet, rescued by Blackhawk - The Denver Channel

The mission coordinator requested a helicopter from the High-Altitude Air National Guard Aviation Training Site in Eagle County. A Blackhawk was available. By 2:42 p.m., the helicopter was on scene above the runner, who was hoisted into the aircraft.

Black Hawk helicopter saves injured hiker Sunday on Tenmile Range - Summit Daily News

The Summit County Rescue Group sent out three teams, said spokesman Charles Pitman, but because of the extent of the hiker's injuries and where he fell — a ridgeline between Peaks 2 and 3 — the crews opted to request a Black Hawk helicopter from the ...

The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft. Sikorsky submitted the S-70 design for the United States Army's Utility Tactical Transport Aircraft System competition in 1972. The Army designated the prototype as the YUH-60A and selected the Black Hawk as the winner of the program in 1976, after a fly-off competition with the Boeing Vertol YUH-61.

UH-60 Black Hawk
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A UH-60L Black Hawk flies a low-level mission over Iraq in January 2004.
Role Utility helicopter
Manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft
First flight 17 October 1974
Introduction 1979
Status In service
Primary users United States Army
Japan Self Defense Forces
Colombian Armed Forces
Turkish Armed Forces
Produced 1974–present
Number built about 4,000
Unit cost
UH-60: US$21.3 million (avg. U.S. procurement, 2012)
Developed from Sikorsky S-70
Variants Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk
Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk
Sikorsky HH-60 Jayhawk
Mitsubishi H-60

The Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk is a four-bladed, twin-engine, medium-lift utility helicopter manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft. Sikorsky submitted the S-70 design for the United States Army's Utility Tactical Transport Aircraft System (UTTAS) competition in 1972. The Army designated the prototype as the YUH-60A and selected the Black Hawk as the winner of the program in 1976, after a fly-off competition with the Boeing Vertol YUH-61.

Named after the Indian war leader Black Hawk, the UH-60A entered service with the U.S. Army in 1979, to replace the Bell UH-1 Iroquois as the Army's tactical transport helicopter. This was followed by the fielding of electronic warfare and special operations variants of the Black Hawk. Improved UH-60L and UH-60M utility variants have also been developed. Modified versions have also been developed for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard. In addition to U.S. Army use, the UH-60 family has been exported to several nations. Black Hawks have served in combat during conflicts in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Somalia, the Balkans, Afghanistan, and other areas in the Middle East.

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Parachute Jump Into Water From Black Hawk Helicopter

U.S. Army Paratroopers conduct a water jump into Biscayne Bay, FL from a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter. The jump was made by members of the 478th Civil ...

Black Hawk Helicopters • 101st Airborne Air Assault

The 101st Airborne Division conducts an air assault with UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters dropping equipment and troops while AH-64 Apache helicopters fly ...

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UH-60 Blackhawk - U.S. Army Air Movement Training

Video of 2nd Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment preparing for air movement operations during deployment "Operation Enduring Freedom". This training is in ...