Sep 19, 2014

Mexico orders 18 UH-60M Black Hawk

Sikorsky has been awarded a contract to build 18 UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters for Mexico.
The contract,announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 15 September, covers the manufacture of 18 'green' UH-60M helicopters for the Mexican Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Mexicana - FAM).
In procuring the UH-60M, the FAM is looking to enhance its counter-narcotics capabilities. As the most modern variant of the Black Hawk helicopter, the UH-60M incorporates more powerful and reliable General Electric T700-GE-701D engines, enhanced rotor blades and a fully digital 'glass' cockpit.

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