History of War : 2020-07-09

MH-60 BLACK HAWK : 65 : 65


MH-60 BLACK HAWK ARMAMENT The original Black Hawk specificat­ion was for a utility, multi-mission helicopter, and they can be fitted with an array of weapons systems to suit mission requiremen­ts. The Black Hawk’s hardpoint ‘stub wings’ can be mounted with Hellfire missiles, rocket pods, GAU-19 gatling guns, M-134 miniguns, as well as additional fuel tanks for long-haul missions. Where hardpoints are not required, crew-operated, doormounte­d 7.62mm or .50-calibre machine-guns are installed to provide supporting fire, or other mission-specific functions. 65

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