Boeing has won more than $14 million for obsolescent part changes on Chinook tandem rotor heavy-lift helicopters for Turkey and the Netherlands.
"The Boeing Company [of] Ridley Park, Pennsylvania was awarded a $14,297,933 modification to [a] foreign military sales (Netherlands, and Turkey) contract for obsolescent parts changes for CH-47F Chinook helicopters," the Department of Defense said in a press release Wednesday.
Work on the contract will be performed in Ridley Park in the US state of Pennsylvania over the next three and half years with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2020, the Department of Defense added.
The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Pa
The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress December 7 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Turkey of 14 CH-47F CHINOOK Helicopters, as well as associated parts, equipment, training and logistical support for a complete package worth approximately $1.2 billion
The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Pa
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