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UH-60 Black Hawk
U.S. Department of Defense, 1998b
The UH-60 Black Hawk [an Army ACAT IC program] is a single rotor medium-lift helicopter powered by twin General Electric T700-GE-701C turboshaft engines rated at 1,700 shp each. The Black Hawk helicopter provides utility and assault lift capability across a wide range of missions. The Black Hawk is the primary helicopter for air assault, general support, and aeromedical evacuation units. In addition, modified Black Hawks operate as command and control, electronic warfare, and special operations platforms.