Boeing will upgrade all 17 Spanish CH-47D Chinook helicopters to the F-model configuration.
The upgrade will include digital automatic flight control system, common avionics architecture system and advanced cargo handling, the company said in a statement Thursday.
Deliveries of the upgraded Chinook helicopters to Spain will begin in 2021.
The CH-47F aircraft is a twin-engine, tandem rotor, heavy-lift helicopter. It can fly at speeds of nearly 175 mph and carry payloads greater than 21,000 lbs, the statement added further added.
The United States State has approved a Foreign Military Sale to the United Kingdom of 16 H-47 Chinook (Extended Range) helicopters made by Boeing for an estimated cost of $3.5 billion
Boeing will continue its support for the US Army's inventory of H-47 Chinook rotor blades with a new $160 million contract award. The five-year performance-based logistics agreement extends work that began in 2012 and calls for the continued management of stock availability and the overhauling of all Chinook blades for the U
Turkey started receiving the second batch of Boeing-built Chinook helicopters on Saturday, Daily Sabah reports. The Presidency of the Defense Industry announced that the first of five helicopters, part of the second delivery of Chinooks, entered the inventory of the Turkish Military over the weekend, the report said
Boeing said on Friday that it has completed the first flights of Apache and Chinook military helicopters which will be delivered to India next year. “We look forward to delivering this phenomenal capability to India,” said David Koopersmith, vice president and general manager, Boeing Vertical Lift
As many as four KC-46A air refueling tankers are ready for delivery to the McConnell Air Force Base with the United States Air Force (USAF) giving its acceptance to the first KC-46A Pegasus tanker aircraft. Delivery process of four subsequent aircraft destined for Oklahomas Altus Air Force Base will commence beginning as early as next month, the company said in statement Thursday
Boeing and Raytheon have been awarded two United States (US) Navy contracts, worth $16.4 million combined, for P-8A maritime surveillance aircraft support effort, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Wednesday
Boeing has experienced a decline in deliveries of its defense products in 2018 compared to the previous two years. The company delivered 17 F/A-18 fighter jets in 2018 in comparison to 25 and 23 units in 2016 and 2017 respectively
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