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Dubai Helishow 2012: Black Hawk gains momentum in the Middle East

7th November 2012 - 16:00 GMT | by Tony Osborne in Dubai

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The UH-60 Black Hawk continues to sell well in the Middle East with a number of new opportunities in the pipeline.

The Saudi Ministry of the Interior has now taken delivery of all three S-70i International Black Hawks it had signed for and has been using them to support the Hajj.

Work has also begun in producing the first UH-60M Black Hawks destined for the Saudi Arabian National Guard and Land Forces under the $30-60 billion package announced by the US Congress in late October 2010.

It has also emerged that the UAE government has ordered a further 10 UH-60M

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Tony Osborne

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Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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