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Saudi Arabia to receive four more Black Hawks

2nd March 2021 - 11:45 GMT | by The Shephard News Team

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Deliveries by June 2022 will come under original 2017 FMS contract.

Lockheed Martin subsidiary Sikorsky has obtained a $53.87 million contract modification from US Army Contracting Command, to produce four UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters for Saudi Arabia.

Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of 30 June 2022.

The helicopters will be delivered to Saudi Arabia under a five-year FMS contract worth up to $3.8 billion, awarded to Sikorsky in June 2017. According to Shephard Defence Insight, 46 helicopters have been delivered to date to Saudi Arabia and 108 more are on order.

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