UH-60 Black Hawk Modernization, Recapitalization

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Accomplishment
Army National Guard

The Issue

The Army National Guard Black Hawk helicopter fleet continues to age, with many units operating aircraft that are over 25 years old.

Accomplishment

Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Department of Defense (DoD) appropriations legislation provides:

  • $1.1 billion for UH-60 Black Hawk M Model helicopters for the Army, includes $156.0 million for 8 new aircraft for the Army National Guard.
  • $148.1 million for modernization of UH-60 Black Hawk A and L Model helicopters for the Army.