The US State Department has made a determination approving a Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Croatia of UH-60M Black Hawks and related equipment and services for an estimated cost of $500 million.

The Government of Croatia has requested to buy eight UH-60M Black Hawks, nineteen T700-GE 701D engines (16 installed, 3 spares) and a selection of communications systems along with Counter Missile Warning Systems.

The contract also includes an Aircrew, Maintenance Trainer and Avionics Trainers, spare and repair parts; support equipment tools and technical data and publications.

The principal contractor will be Lockheed Martin/Sikorsky, in Stratford, CT.