Army completes IOT&E for new Black Hawk variant

By Evan Ochsner / August 22, 2022 at 12:31 PM
The Army's new Black Hawk variant has completed initial operational test and evaluation, the Utility Helicopters Project Office announced Monday. The Army began three weeks of preliminary testing on July 5, during which pilots flew more than 120 hours with five UH-60Vs, the Army said. Further testing ended on Aug. 5 “and concluded with the aircraft accumulating over 200 flight hours, successfully demonstrating the model’s capabilities,” the Army said. The V-model of the Black Hawk is an upgrade of the...

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