UH-60 Black Hawk

• Tactical assault helicopter • Gulf War transporter

Подпись:UH-60 Black HawkSikorsky’s UH-60 Black Hawk is one of the most important combat helicopters in service today. Replacing the famous Bell Huey as the US Army’s workhorse, the UH-60 was designed to haul a squad of 11 fully-equipped infantrymen into battle. The same basic airframe has also boon developed for special forces, combat roscue. air-sea rescue and anti­submarine operations.

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UH-60 Black Hawk

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Tho UH-60’s doors аго designed to allow an infantry squad to get into action in tho minimum possible time.

▼ Weight lifter

Although designed as a troop carrier, the UH-60 can also carry a significant cargo load both internally and slung on hooks externally.

A Air assault

One of the conditions for the bulk of tho equipment supplied to the Air Assault divisions of tho US Army is that it should be Black Hawk – portable.


► The original UH-60A prototype first flew on 17 October 1974.

► Black Hawks entered service with the 101st Airborno Division in 1979.

>- Though the US Marine Corps has not adopted tho UH-60. they fly nine VH-60N presidential transport helicopters.

► Black Hawks moved more than a million soldiers during the Gulf War.

► In a tragic ‘friendly fire’ mishap, F-15 fighters shot down two US Army UH-60s In Iraq on 14 April 1994, killing 26.

>• The Army is developing a UH-60Q medical evacuation modol of tho Black Hawk.



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UH-60 Black Hawk
UH-60 Black Hawk

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Powerplant: two 1261 – kW (i,690-hp) General Electric T70D-GE-700. -701 or -401 turboshahs


Maximum speed: 296 km/h (184 m p. h.)


Range: 600 km (370 mi.)


Weights: (Army UH-бОі empty 4819 kg (10.600 lb.); loaded 9185 kg (20.200 lb.) (Navy SH-60) empty 6191 kg (13.620 ID.); loaded 9926 kg (21.837 lb.)


The UH-60 was ■ designed with all the years ot experience of battle In Vietnam in mind. The low profilo ot the airframe makes it a difficult target, and safer if it crashes.


Armament: usually two 7.6?-mm door guns


Dimensions: rotor d-ameto» 16.36 m (54 n I length 19.76 m (65 ft I

height 5.13 m (17 ft,)

rotor t!-sc area 210. W m (2.261 sq. ft)


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UH-60 Black Hawk
UH-60 Black Hawk

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UH-60 Black Hawk

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