Black Hawk

Afghanistan lacks pilots, engineers to handle Black Hawk ‘copters, US watchdog warns

Afghanistan lacks pilots, engineers to handle Black Hawk ‘copters, US watchdog warns

  • The US military has provided the first 16 of a scheduled 159 UH-60 Black Hawks to the Afghan air force and its special forces
  • The Black Hawks are intended to replace a fleet of aging Soviet-era helicopters that now serve as workhorses for the Afghan air force
By Reuters ·