Latest UH-60 Black Hawk Stories

2005-07-22 09:26:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Friday said it may sell up to $600 million in equipment and services to Israel for maintenance of the engines on the Israeli Air Force's F-15 and F-16A/B fighter jets. The sale would cover support for Pratt and Whitney F-100 engines, spare and repair parts, testing, training, and other services for 10 years, the Defense Department said in a notice to the U.S. Congress. The primary contract work, which could be worth up to $600 million, would be...

2004-11-29 12:00:02

BRUCEVILLE-EDDY, Texas - A Black Hawk helicopter carrying seven soldiers from Fort Hood crashed Monday in central Texas after hitting a television broadcast tower guy wire, authorities said. Witnesses said they saw four bodies. The UH-60 Black Hawk, bound for Texarkana, went down in a field about 30 miles northeast of Fort Hood in foggy conditions near Interstate 35, said Dan Hassett, a base spokesman. Rock Eicke, who lives about a quarter-mile from the crash site, said he was getting...

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