Modernization the goal as Army aims to downsize Black Hawk fleet

By Dan Schere / January 5, 2024 at 1:41 PM
As the Army lays out a plan to downsize its Black Hawk helicopter fleet by 157 of the oldest aircraft, the service says it is with the end goal of balancing modernization and readiness. The Army plans to cut 157 UH-60 aircraft from the fleet, which includes mostly Lima models and a few Alpha models, a Program Executive Office for Aviation spokesman confirmed to Inside Defense on Dec. 21. These aircraft will come from active-duty operational readiness floats and...

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