The Norwegian government has chosen a new maritime helicopter for its armed forces.
What is known
We are talking about 6 American Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk helicopters. Norwegian Defense Minister Bjørn Arild Gram spoke about this. The approximate amount of the contract is $1,200,000,000. Deliveries of helicopters will begin in 2025 and will last until 2027. By the way, the Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk will replace the NH90 multipurpose helicopters in the Norwegian armed forces.
For those who are not in the know
The Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk is an American multipurpose helicopter. It was developed on the basis of the UH-60 under the US Navy competitive program for operation from warships. The first helicopter flight took place in 1979. In 1984, it was adopted by the US Navy. The helicopter is available in various modifications and costs approximately $28,000,000.