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QuadA2012: US Army to carry out avionics upgrade to UH-60L Black Hawk fleet

4th April 2012 - 21:33 GMT | by Tony Osborne in Nashville, US

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The US Army is planning to upgrade the cockpits on its fleet of UH-60L 'Lima' fleet in a bid to standardise the fleet, it has been revealed.

Col Thomas Todd, project manager of the army's Utility Helicopters Project Office, told reporters that the remnants of the 'Lima' fleet made up of some 760 helicopters were expected to continue operations out to 2030 by which time the medium utility-version of the Future Vertical Lift should have entered the fray.

The aim of the project is to bring the current 'Lima' cockpit up to the same or close to the same standard

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

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