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Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk

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Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk
Australian Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk.
Role Helicopter
National origin USA
Manufacturer Sikorsky.
First flight 1974
Introduction 1979
Status Active
Primary user US Army
Produced In production.

The Sikorsky UH-60 Blackhawk or Sikorsky S-70 is a U.S. military helicopter. It is used by the U.S. Army as a standard assault helicopter. It replaced the Bell UH-1 Iroquois. Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk and Sikorsky VH-60N White Hawk are specialized variants of it.

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