40 Years of Black Hawk
The first Black Hawk helicopters were delivered to the US Army in 1978. More than 4000 are in service worldwide today
Sikorsky, April 26, 2018 - Year after year. Battle after battle. Save after save.
Together, we’re celebrating 40 years of successful Black Hawk operations worldwide. With more than 4,000 in service today, this iconic bird stands the test of time.
The UH-60A Black Hawk was declared ready for service with the U.S. Army's 101st Combat Aviation Brigade of the 101st Airborne Division in June 1979. They went into combat for the first time during Operation Urgent Fury, the invasion of Grenada in 1983.