Slovakia Receives First Two UH-60Ms

The first two UH-60Ms for the Slovakian military arrived at Presov on June 26, 2017 (Slovakian Ministry of Defense)

The Slovakia Ministry of Defense took delivery of their first two Sikorsky UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters on June 26, 2017.

UH-60M 7640 at Presov
(Slovakian Ministry of Defense)

The first two helicopters - 7639 and 7640 - were transported from the USA by ship to Bremerhaven in Germany before being flown to Presov in Slovakia by a mixed Slovakian and American crew. An offical handover ceremony will take place at Presov on July 6, 2017.

A total of nine UH-60Ms are due to be to be delivered to Slovakia under a $261 million Foreign Military Sales agreement.


Slovakian UH-60M 7639 at Presov
(Slovakian Ministry of Defense)

UH-60M 7640 being unloaded at Bremerhaven
(Slovakian Ministry of Defense)