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UH-60 Black Hawk multirole helicopter

Country of Origin: USA

operational notes

Black Hawks were used during the U.S. landings in Grenada in October 1983, and the military ouster of Gen. Manuel Noriega in Panama in December 1989. A total of 25 UH-60s were damaged during the operation in Panama. All but one, which suffered a hard landing, were back in service within a day.

As part of the Persian Gulf War, 489 UH-60s (46 percent of total Army inventory) were deployed to Saudi Arabia for Operation Desert Shield. Most of the Army's UH-60s were the -A variant,...

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