UH-60A Black Hawk Utility Helicopter

The UH-60A Black Hawk is the Army's primary utility/assault helicopter. It can perform a wide array of missions, to include air cavalry, electronic warfare, and aeromedical evacuation. In air assault operations it can move a squad of eleven combat troops and equipment or carry the 105-mm. M102 howitzer, thirty rounds of ammunition, and a six-man crew. The Black Hawk is equipped with advanced avionics and electronics, such as the global positioning system.

Length: 64.9 feet with rotors
Width: 7.8 feet
Height: 12.3 feet
Weight: 10.1 tons
Payload: 2 tons (internal)
4 tons (external)
Speed: 184 miles per hour
Range: 368 miles
1,012-1,380 miles with auxiliary tanks
Crew: 3-4

Type: 7.62-mm. machine gun

Line Drawing: UH-60A

page created 11 June 2001

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