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Philippines sizes up Black Hawk as best fit

10th December 2018 - 10:58 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong

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According to a Philippine Air Force (PAF) technical working group (TWG), Sikorsky’s S-70/UH-60 has been identified as the best solution for the air force’s Combat Utility Helicopter requirement for 16 aircraft to replace ageing UH-1s.

This news was revealed by Defence Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on 7 December: ‘The air force TWG has come up with the recommendation that Black Hawk is the best option that they will buy, so we will pursue it,’ he told reporters

Simultaneously, he confirmed the T129 Atak from Turkey was being recommended for the attack helicopter requirement by a TWG, although the number able

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Gordon Arthur is the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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