Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., has won a US$187 million US DoD contract for 10 UH-60M ‘Uniquely Configured’ Black Hawk choppers, six to Taiwan and four to Tunisia.
Sikorsky was awarded a $148,725,000 modification foreign military sales (FMS) contract (Taiwan) for six UH-60M uniquely configured aircraft for Taiwan National Airborne Service Corp. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2021.
In addition, Sikorsky was awarded a $38,386,000 modification foreign military sales contract (Tunisian) for four UH-60M uniquely modified aircraft in support of the Tunisian Ministry of National Defense. Work will be performed in West Palm Beach, Florida, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2020.
Sikorsky was awarded a $158 million contract to supply additional 14 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to US Army. Work is expected to be completed by June 30, 2017, US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
Sikorsky Aircraft has been awarded a Foreign Military Sales contract to provide modified UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter standard spares kits to the governments of Taiwan and Jordan. “Sikorsky Aircraft Corp
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Taiwan on Wednesday has test fired its indigenous Tien Kung anti-ballistic missile system amid heightened tensions with Beijing. The missile was tested during a three-day live-fire exercise off the coast of eastern Taiwan to test its air defense capabilities,
The Taiwan Air Force has asked National Chung Shan Institute of Science and Technology to help extend the lifespan of the MICA missiles installed on its Mirage 2000 fighters Deputy National Defense Minister Lee Hsi-ming at the Legislature's Foreign and National Defense Committee. The institute is capable of doing so, he was quoted as saying by various local media Monday
Chinese hackers have recently launched a network attack for targeting people attending a US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference. The attack was attempted this month at the conference, held in Virginia State of USA
The Tunisian Ministry of Defense has denied Washington Posts report which stated that US has been flying surveillance drones out of unspecified bases within Tunisia. “The Ministry of National Defense denies the reports circulating in foreign media outlets concerning the existence of US bases in Tunisia or the use of the Tunisian soil to target military spots in Libya
Taiwan will establish a new defense technology department with an allocation of NT $3 billion on the lines of US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to boost indigenous capabilities. The new military department, to be officially established next January, will be responsible for developing "groundbreaking" and "innovative" technologies for national defense and to drive development of the industry, Col
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