A contract was concluded at the PZL Mielec facility for the delivery of four Sikorsky S-70i Black Hawk helicopters for the Polish special operations command. This includes retrofitting of the airframes, logistical and training packages. The head of the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Mariusz Błaszczak, stated that the helicopters are to be delivered by the end of 2019.
According to the MoD, the agreement is worth PLN 683 million (approx. $182 million). The price includes the helicopters (PLN 75 million per a single aircraft with the equipment) along with extra equipment and a training/logistics package.
The exact specification of each aircraft and details of the specialist equipment fitted is covered by Poland’s Zastrzezone security level and cannot be disclosed.