Boeing plans to start delivery of the Chinook and Apache helicopters to India by 2018.
The $3 billion deal is set to be completed by 2020, sources close to the deal were quoted as saying by the Wall Street Journal Thursday.
India pledged to buy 37 helicopters from Boeing last week. The Indian defense ministry signed a contract to buy 15 CH-47F Chinook heavy lift helicopters and 22 AH-64E Apache multi-role combat helicopters. The deal also includes an additional option to buy seven Chinook and 11 Apache helicopters.
The Boeing contract also includes engines from General Electric Co. and Hellfire missiles from Lockheed Martin.
India has signed two contracts with the US officials on Monday to buy 22 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters, and 15 CH-47F Chinook multi-mission heavy lift helicopters for the countrys air force. Two of the contracts, which were signed between the US Boeing and Indian defence ministry, were for the direct commercial sale (DCS) part of the contracts
The Indian Cabinet Committee for Security Today has cleared the purchase of $2.5 billion Boeings Apache and Chinook helicopters deal ahead of Prime Ministers visit to the US
The Indian Finance Ministry has given a go ahead for New Delhis plans to acquire 22 Apache attack and 15 Chinook heavy lift helicopters for $3.1 billion from Boeing
Indian Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) has approved purchase of six additional AH-64E Apache attack helicopters from Boeing for $650 million. “DAC approved procurement of six Apache helicopters along with associated equipment for the army totally about $650mn,” AFP reported quoting a text message from an unnamed official Friday
Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems today established a new facility in Hyderabad, India named TATA Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) to co-produce Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages, aero structures as well as to pursue integrated systems in aerospace. The Hyderabad production facility will eventually be the sole producer of AH-64 fuselages globally
Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $215 million foreign military sales (FMS) contract to provide Modernized Target Acquisition Designation/Pilot Night Vision Systems (M-TADS/PNVS) for Boeing Apache helicopters meant for India. A US Department of Defence statement said that one bid was solicited with one received
Boeing rolled out a latest version of AH-64 Apache helicopter destined for South Korea Tuesday. South Korean Defense Acquisition Procurement Administration (DAPA) in a statement said the unveiling has happened months before the start of delvieries
Boeing has won a $11.8 million contract from the US Air Force to manufacture tail kit assemblies for B61-12 nuclear gravity bombs
The US Army will formally issue a request for proposals for production of Boeing CH-47 Chinook cargo helicopter fleet in a Block 2 configuration by March 2016. At a press briefing at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), the armys project manager for cargo helicopters, Col
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