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Taiwan/ROC military acquisitions (updates)
« on: September 25, 2016, 12:13:23 AM »
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Sikorsky Wraps Up Taiwan’s Black Hawk Order
By: Wendell Minnick, September 1, 2016
TAIPEI, Taiwan — Aircraft manufacturer Sikorsky has been awarded a $135.4 million foreign military sales contract for 24 UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters for Taiwan’s Air Cavalry Brigades under the Aviation and Special Forces Command to replace ageing UH-1H Huey utility helicopters.

Taiwan ordered sixty Black Hawks in 2010 for $3.1 billion. The country currently has three Air Cavalry Brigades (601/602/603) outfitted with 29 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, nine CH-47SD Chinook cargo helicopters and 61 AH-1W Super Cobra attack helicopters.

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