UH-60A Black Hawk

US Delivers 8 Black Hawks to Jordan for Its Anti-Islamic State Battle

The United States gave Jordan eight refurbished helicopters on Thursday for the battle against Islamic State extremists along the kingdom’s borders. Pro-Western Jordan is part of a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State, which controls large parts of neighboring Syria and Iraq. The kingdom also faces internal threats from Islamic State sympathizers. Earlier this […]

Israeli Black Hawk Crews Hone Flying Tactics

The Israeli air force’s Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk pilots are using special flying techniques aimed at increasing their survivability in low-intensity conflicts. During a visit to the “Rolling Sword” squadron, which operates the “Yanshuf” transport, pilots spoke about the skills needed to fly troops or to perform a search and rescue mission in a densely […]