Philippines receive 5 Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopters from Poland


According to information published by Asia Pacific Defense Journal on November 9, 2021, Lockheed Martin's Polish subsidiary PZL Mielec has delivered the last batch of five Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopters to the Philippines.

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Philippines receive 5 Sikorsky S 70i Black Hawk helicopters from Poland Last batch of five Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopters (Picture source: Asian military review)


Based on the battle-proven BLACK HAWK helicopter, the S-70i helicopter has been designed with the specific features and capabilities most requested by international military customers, at an affordable price.

Designed to a strict military standard, the BLACK HAWK helicopter's ability to be quickly deployed and reconfigured has made this versatile aircraft a legend.

The S-70i BLACK HAWK helicopter is the latest addition to this proud lineage of multi-mission aircraft that continues to serve 27 nations around the world. The Polish Company PZL Mielec delivered the first three S-70i Black Hawk helicopters to an undisclosed launch customer in August 2011.

The S-70i Black Hawk is powered by two T700-GE701D turboshaft engines equipped with C controls which develop each a maximum power of 1,447 kW. The S-70i can fly at a maximum cruise speed of 277 km/h. The AEO (All Engines Operating) service ceiling of the helicopter is 13,200ft. The helicopter has a maximum range of 459 km.