Sikorsky S-70 H-60

UH-60M Black Hawk

2003










Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawk

Third generation Black Hawk for the US Army. Powered by the T700-GE-701D engine with 100 shp more than 701C of UH-60L and fitted with a full digital cockpit and composite rotor blades.

Variants includes SOA MH-60M, Medevac HH-60M and the USAF new Combat Rescue Helicopter HH-60W

In 2007, the Pentagon approved the full rate production of 1,227 UH-60M aircraft and long lead procurement for 11 Upgrade LRIP aircraft. In June 2007, the 4-101st Aviation Battalion became the first unit equipped with the UH-60M baseline model of the aircraft. UH-60M saw their first combat deployment during 2009 in Afghanistan. Aircraft 300th was delivered on July 2011 with 950 expected by 2025.




Specifications


Engine: 2 x GE T700-GE-701D 2000 shp
Capacity: 4 + 11
Length: (m) 19.4
Height: (m) 5.2
Blades: 4
Rotor diam.: (m) 16.36
Disc area: (m2) 210
Weight: (kgs) Empty: 4819     Max: 9979
Speed: (km/h) Cruise: 280
Range: (km) 510
Ceiling: (m) 3200
Rate/Climb: (m/min)
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