After the Tigers, the Australian Army wants to replace part of its MRH90 Taipan

Definitely, Australians don't seem to be big fans of European helicopters. After launching a call for tenders to replace their ARH Tigre combat helicopters, which they blame for too complex and expensive maintenance, they are now preparing to replace their MRH 90 Taipan in service within the 6th Holsworthy aviation regulations, by American-made HH-60W or MH-60M Black Hawk helicopters. In question, the bad positioning (according to them) of the port machine gun and the rope of descent for the special operations.

Australian Special Forces want to prioritize interoperability with the United States by choosing the HH-60W instead of the Taipan MRH90s currently in service

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