American multi-purpose helicopter Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk (Black hawk)© AP Photo / Brennan Linsley
BELGRADE, 12 Oct – of the Croatian air force received Friday, two multi-purpose helicopter Black Hawk (Black hawk) the UH-60 M as a gift from the U.S. government, reported the Ministry of defense of the Republic.
The presentation received of cars took place Friday at a military base, “Colonel Marko živković” in the suburbs of Zagreb. American gift is estimated at 53 million dollars, including helicopters, spares and training costs of pilots and technicians.
“After the historic decision by the government to purchase multi-role combat aircraft F-16 shipments of American helicopters Kiowa Warrior, the Croatian army armed with a brand new multi-purpose helicopters… When the Croatian army in 2021 will celebrate its 30th anniversary, in its composition will be of an Israeli F-16s, Black Hawk helicopters, and this will be proof that she really has grown into a modern armed forces”, — quotes Agency of the Minister of defence of Damir Krsticevic.