What replaced the UH-1 Huey?

The Grey Wolf
The Grey Wolf is the Air Force’s replacement for the venerable UH-1N Huey, and will patrol nuclear missile fields and fly VIP transport missions. MH-139As are a variant of the civilian AW139, originally built by AgustaWestland, a Leonardo subsidiary.

How much does a new Huey cost?

Huey civilian helicopters cost anywhere between $150,000 to $3 million, depending on its variant, production date, and variant.

Did the Blackhawk replace the Huey?

Named after the Native American war leader Black Hawk, the UH-60A entered service with the U.S. Army in 1979, to replace the Bell UH-1 Iroquois as the Army’s tactical transport helicopter….Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk.

UH-60 Black Hawk
Manufacturer Sikorsky Aircraft
First flight 17 October 1974
Introduction 1979
Status In service

What helicopters does USAF use?

The Air Force uses several helicopters including the V-22 Osprey, the HH-60 Pavehawk, and the venerable UH-1N Twin Huey. The Huey, in use since the 1960s, was identified for replacement in 2007 but it took a long time to get to a place where there was a contract issued.

How many Hueys are left?

The last of some 10,000 UH-1 Hueys built for the U.S. Army has now left operational service, ending a four-decade run as the “workhorse” of U.S. Army Aviation and solidifying forever the role of the helicopter in military operations.

Does Bell still make the Huey?

The Bell Huey family of helicopters includes a wide range of civil and military aircraft produced since 1956 by Bell Helicopter.

What is the newest military helicopter?

The Sikorsky Raider X prototype helicopter for the US Army’s Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft (FARA) competition is “more than 85% complete,” the company has announced.