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Taiwan’s Black Hawks put through paces

24th August 2016 - 08:53 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Taichung

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Taiwan’s new Sikorsky UH-60M Black Hawks participated in the country’s annual Han Kuang war games for the first time from 23-27 August.

To date the Republic of China Army (ROCA) has received 22 Black Hawks, while the National Airborne Service Corps (NASC) has six so far.

The sale of 60 UH-60Ms to Taiwan was announced by the Obama administration in early 2010, of which 15 will eventually be operated by the NASC. The 602nd Army Aviation Brigade is operating the army’s Black Hawks.

A pair of red-painted NASC Black Hawks participated in an anti-landing drill in Taichung port on the

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

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