News: Sea Hawks for Brazil
By Gary Parsons on 29 December 2009, 08:30
Brazil is to get four S-70B helicopters.
December 29: The US Department of Defense has announced that Sikorsky is being awarded a $163 million contract under the Foreign Military Sales programme to produce four S-70B anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare helicopters for the government of Brazil.
The S-70Bs will replace the Brazilian Navy’s Westland Lynx shipboard helicopters from 2012.