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Black Hawk (b. Makataimeshekiakiak)

(1767–1838) Sauk and Fox war chief; born in present-day Illinois. A fierce opponent of the spread of white settlers, he attempted to form a pan-Indian alliance to repossess ancestral lands but was defeated in what was called the "Black Hawk War" (1832). Released from prison in 1833, he toured several eastern cities and dictated his autobiography.
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Three more Black Hawks to land"The new Black Hawks will serve the needs of the Armed Forces, but they can be used in other countries," the minister added.New helicopters, with a price tag of $261 million, are to replace the Russian Mi-17 helicopters.
Now in its fourth decade of service, the Black Hawk was developed as a result of the Army's requirement in 1972 for a simple, robust, and reliable utility helicopter system to satisfy projected air-mobile requirements around the globe.
The contract signing for the purchase of the Black Hawk combat utility helicopters was unknown to the public for sometime even after Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced in December last year that the PAF has selected the Black Hawk to replace the cancelled contract of 16 units of Bell 412EP Helicopters from Canada.
Behind the town, on the side of the ridge, were the Sauk gardens, which Black Hawk indicated extended about two miles.
Shaikh Mohammad was briefed on the most important characteristics of the armament system of the Black Hawk aircraft, which has been advanced to carry all kinds of rockets, including thermal and laser-guided missiles as well as anti-armour missiles and-multi-purpose machine guns.
A reconfigured Black Hawk was used by a US Navy SEAL team when they swooped down on the lair of Osama Bin Laden in May 2011 in Pakistan and killed the al-Qaeda leader.
"Initially, the Surion we can get 10 because of the money and also the Black Hawk," he said.
Les Black Hawks doteront la Tunisie des moyens de transport de fret / personnel, d'evacuation sanitaire et d'operations de combat.
While the US has been buying new Black Hawk helicopters for the Afghan Air Force, it turns out that some of a helicopter's most pivotal duties -- like carrying cargo -- are performed better by Russian choppers, the inspector general found in the most recent quarterly assessment, published in May.
The mission, which was in support of the Afghan provincial elections, took place just one day after the first 31 Afghan Air Force (AAF) members graduated from mission qualification training, making them the first fully-qualified UH-60 Black Hawk Afghan air crews.
The villager reported Tuesday afternoon that he discovered a 60cm x 40cm piece of metal washed up on the shore, which according to Chu Shih-chuan, a National Airborne Service Corps official, resembles a component from the missing UH-60M Black Hawk.
'The introduction of the Black Hawk - with nearly 160 platforms due to arrive in the next few years - is part of a massive modernization of the Afghan Air Force.