The Tunisian government is to receive eight UH-60M Black Hawk utility helicopters under a USD93.3 million contract announced by the US Department of Defense (DoD) on 17 March.

The helicopters, which are being contracted in a ‘green’ (unmodified) configuration, will be delivered before 31 December 2016.

This contract represents the first batch of the 12 helicopters that were requested by Tunisia in July 2014. […]