What is the hook capacity of the UH-60L M?

What is the hook capacity of the UH-60L M?

The external cargo hook limit has been improved on the UH-60L, which has a maximum lift rating of 9,000 pounds. Internal troop carrying capacity remains unchanged at 11 fully loaded, 14 high-density, and 20 lightly equipped.

What is the range of a uh60?

362 mi
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk/Range

What will replace the Blackhawk?

The new Sikorsky-Boeing Defiant X helicopter is one of two candidates to replace the 40-year-old UH-60 Black Hawk. Defiant X uses a coaxial rotor system and push propeller to fly twice as fast as the Black Hawk. The helicopter also uses other technologies to improve speed, range, and survivability.

How much does a uh60m cost?

The unit cost of the H-60 models varies due to differences in specifications, equipment and quantities. For example, the unit cost of the Army’s UH-60L Black Hawk is $5.9 million while the unit cost of the Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk is $10.2 million.

What does HH 60 stand for?

Search and Rescue
In the US military’s Mission Design Series (MDS) designation system for aerospace vehicles, the modified mission prefix letter “H” stands for Search and Rescue / MEDEVAC.

How much does a UH-60 Blackhawk weigh?

13,650 lbs
Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk/Weight

What is an H 60 aircraft?

The Sikorsky H-60 is a family of military helicopters built by Sikorsky Aircraft. All models use a modified mission symbol in addition to the ‘H’ vehicle type designator under the 1962 United States Tri-Service aircraft designation system (meaning, there is no aircraft named an “H-60” per se).

Is the US Military replacing the Black Hawk?

FLRAA — which will replace the service’s aging Black Hawk helicopters — is nestled under the Army’s future vertical lift modernization initiative. Last year, the service awarded other transaction authority agreements to a Sikorsky-Boeing team and Bell for the effort.

Can a civilian own a Blackhawk helicopter?

There is now a growing market for ex-military Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawks for civilian, government and para-public users. In 2015, the FAA relaxed rules on civil-owned Black Hawks, allowing the UH-60A to be used in firefighting or special operations in the restricted category.

What is the difference between UH-60 hh 60?

The MH-60G Pave Hawk’s primary mission is insertion and recovery of special operations personnel, while the HH-60G Pave Hawk’s core mission is recovery of personnel under hostile conditions, including combat search and rescue. Both versions conduct day or night operations into hostile environments.

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