Pentagon Contract Announcement
(Source: U.S. Department of Defence; issued August 31, 2016)
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $135,400,000 modification (P00101) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-12-C-0008 (Taiwan) for 24 UH-60M uniquely configured Black Hawk aircraft.

Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 8, 2018.

Fiscal 2016 other funds in the amount of $135,400,000 were obligated at the time of the award.

Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.


(EDITOR’S NOTE: The above contract sets the unit cost of an UH-60M for Taiwan at $5.6 million, while a similar contract awarded Aug. 30 ($158.4m for 14 UH-60s for Afghanistan) set a unit price of $11.3 million, or just over twice as much.)

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