19 Mei 2015
Philippine Air Force S-70A-5 Black Hawk of the 250th Presidential Airlift Wing (photo : PAF)
MANILA (PNA) -- A Sikorsky S-70A medium helicopter of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) is now up for maintenance.
In line with this, a total of Php2,301,260 is allocated for the acquisition of spare parts and maintenance of the said aircraft.
The Air Force is known to operate three units of the S-70A.
Pre-bid conference is scheduled on May 21 at 1 p.m. at the PAF Procurement Center Conference Room, Villamor Air Base, Pasay City.
Submission and bid opening is on June 4 at 9 a.m. also on the same venue.
Prospective bidders should have an experience in similar project within the last five years.
The Sikorsky S-70 is a medium transport helicopter family manufactured by Sikorsky Aircraft.
It was developed for the US Army in the 1970s, winning a competition to be designated the UH-60 Black Hawk and spawning a large family in U.S. military service.
New and improved versions of the UH-60 have been developed since. Civilian versions, and some military versions are produced under various S-70 model designations.