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Sweden is buying 15 Black Hawks.
« on: April 09, 2011, 09:34:22 AM »
The last part of the negotiations of 15 Black Hawk  helicopters are under way. Sweden wants to buy 15 helicopters for strengthening their heli-fleet. Reason for choosing the Black Hawks is because its a tested and proved platform, that can also be used in joint international operations.

4,7 billion Skr have been invested by the Swedish government for the helicopters and pilot-training (they start their training in US this summer). A couple of the helicopters will be operational in Sweden and possibly in Afghanistan within one year from now. All 15 Black Hawks will be delivered and in operation by 2017.

Source: http://www.dn.se/debatt/usa-helikoptrar-starker-sveriges-forsvarsformaga

« Last Edit: April 12, 2011, 01:36:10 PM by Viggen »
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