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Sikorsky sells International Black Hawks to Brunei

21st November 2011 - 13:08 GMT | by Tony Osborne in London


Sikorsky has won a contract to supply 12 S-70i International Black Hawks to the Ministry of Defence of Brunei Darussalam.

The company won the Royal Brunei Armed Forces Support Helicopter Project and will deliver 12 S-70i between 2013 and 2015. The aircraft will be used to replace Brunei's fleet of Bo105s and Bell 212s.

The contract is believed to be worth around $325 million.

According to a Brunei Ministry of Defence press release, the aircraft will 'enhance the Royal Brunei Air Force’s (RBAF) rotary wing capacity to meet the requirement for a single wave tactical air lift as identified in

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Tony Osborne


Tony Osborne

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

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