The United States may be announced to sell 60 Black Hawk helicopter (Figure)
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BEIJING, April 28, according to Taiwan “in the Canton News” reported that the latest issue of the U.S. “Defense News” weekly reported that the U.S. may be in the next few month announced the sale of 60 “Black Hawk” helicopters to Taiwan, possibly by the Army special operations aviation units.
“Defense News” weekly said Taiwan’s industrial sector that the U.S. may be in the third quarter of this year announced the sale of sixty “Black Hawk” helicopters to Taiwan. Reported that the “Sikorsky” produced UH-60 “Blackhawk” utility helicopters, although the general purpose, but also the United States intends to sell “additional configuration”, that could make the 60 helicopters from “UH-60″ transformation into a “MH-60″, for special operations forces.
“MH-60″ is the U.S. special operations forces have used models of this twin-engine helicopter with all-weather operations and performance under harsh weather conditions, can carry through the enemy line of armed men, engaged in the search , rescue and other tasks.
reported that the Taiwan military commander of the Army special operations aviation has been to seek new models to replace the existing UH-1H. Especially the year before the exercises in April, UH-1H crash occurred, eight soldiers were killed, even more the urgent replacement of old.
reports that, some say, Obama may reduce the number, but some people say, Well do not sell to the United States, to sell will sell all, that is, 60.