How many UH-60 Does the army have?
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
|UH-60 Black Hawk|
|Primary users||United States Army Republic of Korea Armed Forces Japan Self Defense Forces Colombian Armed Forces|
|Number built||About 4,000|
How many people can a UH-60 carry?
The Black Hawk can transport 11 fully equipped combat soldiers in an assault-ready configuration, or 14 in a maximum capacity situation. Maximum troop carrying capacity is 20 lightly equipped personnel.
What is the difference between UH 60 and S 70?
The UH-60 is equipped with a voice and data communications suite including VHF, UHF communications, an identification friend or foe (IFF) transponder, secure voice communications, satellite communications and an intercom system. The S-70A is equipped with two General Electric turboshaft engines, type T700-GE-701C.
What does UH stand for in helicopters?
|UH1FS||UH-1 (Helicopter) Flight Simulator|
What is the difference between a UH-60A and uh 60L?
However, the U.S. Army has equipped some UH-60A models with more powerful engines to bring them up to the same standard as the later UH-60L models. These upgraded UH-60A models became known as UH-60A+. The Black Hawk UH series is the Army’s primary tactical transport helicopter and has been prized by its aviation department.
Why is the UH-60 called Black Hawk?
The name “Black Hawk” was chosen in honor of Black Hawk, the warrior of the Sauk Native American tribe. Originally delivered to the 101 st and 82 nd Airborne Divisions, the UH-60A went on to log over 9 million fleet hours, and served roles in military operations in Grenada, Panama, Iraq, Afghanistan, throughout the Middle East, and more.
What kind of engine does a UH 60L have?
The UH-60L is equipped with two General Electric T700-GE-401C turboshaft engines, each rated to 1,880 shaft horsepower. The “L” model retains the same internal fuel arrangements as in the “A” model.
How many soldiers can a UH 60 carry?
The UH-60A is equipped with troop accommodations for eight, which can be removed to accommodate four full-sized medical litters. The Black Hawk can transport 11 fully equipped combat soldiers in an assault-ready configuration, or 14 in a maximum capacity situation. Maximum troop carrying capacity is 20 lightly equipped personnel.