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The Army plans to upgrade existing Sikorsky UH-60L Black Hawks with analog cockpit instrumentation to UH-60M digital standard.
The three new aircraft will join 18 Block 30 Global Hawks the service earlier planned to retire.
The twin-boom, tandem-seat turboprop has been under development since 2011.
The 75 aircraft without cracks have returned to service.
BAE Systems plans to deliver 12 Typhoons to Saudi Arabia this year
Manned and unmanned aircraft are participating in the intelligence-gathering and humanitarian missions.
The U.S. company is now promoting the aircraft in Europe for low-cost airborne sensing.
The company is bidding for several maritime patrol requirements in the region.
Sikorsky and Boeing will advance the SB-1 Defiant; Bell’s proposal is the V-280 Valor tiltrotor.