Preliminary Analysis of Helicopter Options to Support Tunisian Counterterrorism Operations
RAND National Defense Research Institute Santa Monica United States
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In early 2014, the government of Tunisia requested permission from the government of the United States to purchase 12 UH-60M Blackhawk helicopters from Sikorsky to fulfill a number of roles in counterterrorism operations. Rising costs and delays in delivery raised the question of whether other cost-effective options exist to meet Tunisias helicopter requirement.