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PREMIUM: South Korea retires Huey and ponders Black Hawk replacement

13th October 2020 - 06:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

Is the KUH-1 Surion a suitable replacement for South Korea's Black Hawks?

South Korea’s army retired its last UH-1H helicopters on 31 July, ending 52 years of continuous service before replacement by the KUH-1 Surion. It has now emerged that the authorities are considering replacing the current Black Hawk fleet with the same indigenous platform.

South Korea had acquired a total ...

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