Author: Bishop, Chris
Publisher: Osprey Pub Co
Binding: Soft Cover
Book Condition: As New
Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
New book, 48 pages, NVG116. The successor to the legendary Bell UH-1 'Huey', the Sikorsky UH-60 first flew in 1974 and was christened the Black Hawk. It has become one of the most versatile and successful utility helicopters currently in service. It has been widely used, from the invasion of Grenada to the ongoing operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. An attack helicopter configured with missiles, rockets, machine guns and cannon, the Black Hawk also undertakes a wide range of missions on the battlefield. including troop transport, command and control. and medical evacuation. The design, development and deployment of this ubiquitous helicopter is explored here, complemented by full-color digital artwork and vibrant color photographs.