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US Air Force MH-139A Grey Wolf

Selected September 2018, the Leonardo/Boeing MH-139 replaced the UH-1N Twin Huey.
The MH-139A is the first service-unique helicopter acquired by the U.S. Air Force and the first aircraft ever acquired by Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC)
On December 19, 2019 was the official reception at Duke Field, FL where was unveiled the name MH-139A Grey Wolf. The Grey Wolf will undergo a final development phase there in order to allow a low-rate initial production decision by September 2021

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GAO Concerned about MH-139 Weight, 15-Jun-20 : #GAO The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) in its Defense Acquisitions Annual Assessment reports that the new USAF helicopters may not be able to meet all performance requirements if the final weight of the aircraft exceeds design parameters

MH-139 Begins Testing in Florida, 20-Feb-20 : #testing USAF 413th Flight Test Squadron, Detachment 7 at Eglin AFB in Florida started flying the new MH-139 Grey Wolf with a Boeing pilot instructor in command

USAF Newest Helicopter is the “Grey Wolf”, 20-Dec-19 : The MH-139A Grey Wolf based on the Leonardo AW139 built in Philadelphia will replace the UH-1N Twin Huey. Boeing will deliver 84 helicopters valued $2.38 billion

USAF MH-139A Testing at Duke Field, 12-Dec-19 : #Detachment7 USAF 413th Flight Test Squadron stand up new Detachment 7 at Duke Field, Florida to test the MH-139A helicopter selected to replace the UH-1N Twin Huey

Tour of MH-139 by US Strategic Command ‏, 06-Nov-18 : #MH139 US Air Force Strategic Command (SAC) giving a tour of the new Boeing MH-139 helicopter. Derived from the AW139, will replace the UH-1N fleet

USAF Selects MH-139 to Replace UH-1N Fleet, 25-Sep-18 : #MH139 Boeing awarded $2.4 billion contract for 84 Leonardo/Boeing MH-139 helicopters, training devices and associated support equipment to replace the UH-1N fleet from 2021


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2020/    413 FLTS Eglin AFB
Duke Field

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41801 2019     ?: USAF; d/d 413 FLTS official reception and naming ceremony
AgustaWestland USA N675SH: AgustaWestland, PA Jan19; Dec19 pictured
41802 2019     ?: USAF; Jan20 413 FLTS
AgustaWestland USA N676SH: AgustaWestland, PA Jun19
41803 2019     ?: USAF; Jan20 413 FLTS
AgustaWestland USA N677SH: AgustaWestland, PA Jun19
41804 2019     ?: USAF; Jan20 413 FLTS
AgustaWestland USA N679SH: AgustaWestland, PA Jun19

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