Mexico To Buy UH-60M Black Hawks Worth $680 Million

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  • 10:22 AM, April 22, 2014
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The Government of Mexico is approved of a possible sale of UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters for an estimated cost of $680 million.

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on April 17, 2014.

The possible sale includes 18 UH-60M Black Hawk Helicopters in standard USG configuration with designated unique equipment and Government Furnished Equipment (GFE), 40 T700-GE-701D Engines (36 installed and 4 spares), 42 Embedded Global Positioning Systems/Inertial Navigation Systems (36 installed and 6 spares), 36 M134 7.62mm Machine Guns, 5 Aviation Mission Planning Systems, 18 AN/AVS-9 Night Vision Goggles, and 1 Aviation Ground Power Unit. Also included are communication security equipment including AN/ARC-210 RT-8100 series radios, Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) systems, aircraft warranty, air worthiness support, facility construction, spare and repair parts, support equipment, publications and technical documentation, personnel training and training equipment, site surveys, tool and test equipment, U.S. Government and contractor technical and logistics support services, and other related element of program, technical and logistics support.

The principal contractors will be Sikorsky Aircraft and General Electric. 

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