Dec 5, 2013
Brunei Accepts Four Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK Helicopters for Regional Security Missions
Brunei International Defence Exhibition has accepted two Sikorsky S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopters into the Royal Brunei Air Force following an unveiling attended by His Majesty the Sultan. Two more Sikorsky S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopters are currently undergoing the process of acceptance at the Royal Brunei Air Force. Equipped with a suite of advanced avionics and sensors, the multirole aircraft can perform a variety of missions over land and water, including search and rescue, humanitarian relief, anti-piracy, troop transport and medical evacuation.
Brunei ordered 12 S-70i BLACK HAWK aircraft, all of which are set to arrive by the end of 2014.
The first batch of four aircraft arrived November 27 via Antonov transport plane from Sikorsky’s BLACK HAWK completion center in West Palm Beach, Florida, two months ahead of schedule.