Lithuania has become the latest Eastern European country to select the Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk for its rotary-wing requirements. The Baltic state plans to purchase six of the helicopters and has begun negotiations with the U.S. Army to purchase the fleet through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) system, defense officials in Vilnius announced on Oct. 18. The helicopters will replace Lithuania’s fleet of Russian-made Mil Mi-8 “Hips,” Minister of National Defense Raimundas ...


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