The Army Is Running a Classified Mission with Black Helicopters over Washington, D.C.

By Staff Sgt. Richard Wrigley - US Army, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75532667
By Staff Sgt. Richard Wrigley - US Army, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=75532667

Task and Purpose

Security, Americas

Exciting, but what for?

The Army Is Running a Classified Mission with Black Helicopters over Washington, D.C.

“The nature of the mission is classified."

First, America had to grapple with the 'storm Area 51' raid. Now black helicopters are hovering ominously over Washington, D.C.

Bloomberg's Tony Capaccio first reported on Monday that the Army has requested $1.55 million for a classified mission involving 10 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and a “Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility" at Fort Belvoir, Va.

From Bloomberg:

"Without additional funding, the Army will not be able to perform this classified mission," the Defense Department said.

"Soldiers from assault helicopter company and aviation maintenance units will be supporting the mission with 10 UH-60s and maintenance capabilities for four months," according to the document, referring to the Black Hawks.

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