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Farnborough 2016: International operator opts for armed Black Hawk

12th July 2016 - 13:55 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Farnborough


Quickly forging ahead with its development of an armed Black Hawk, Sikorsky is currently working with an unnamed existing operator of the aircraft to qualify a weapons package.

Following its promotion of a weaponised version of its S-70i Black Hawk at Exercise Anakonda in Poland in June, company officials used the Farnborough International Airshow 2016 (FIA 2016) to reveal further details about the programme.

Featuring a representative sensor and weapons suite, a PZL Mielec-built armed Black Hawk took pride of place in the space previously reserved for an F-35 mock-up at the Lockheed Martin pavilion.

Speaking to reporters, Sikorsky

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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