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Helicopters & Rotary | USA

UH-60M Black Hawk Replacements Get Fast Track

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The Army's plan to replace its existing Black Hawk helicopters with the latest version of the Sikorsky UH-60 cleared an important Pentagon hurdle, and Sikorsky Aircraft is moving forward with Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) of 22 new UH-60Ms with authorization to build up to 40 new helicopters through fiscal year 2006. LRIP is the last phase in a defense procurement program before a full-rate production decision is made....

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