Boeing has received a US$223.5 million Foreign Military Sales contract to provide Saudi Arabia with upgraded Chinook multipurpose CH-47F helicopters, the US DoD announced.
"The Boeing Co.-Philadelphia, Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $222,549,505 modification to a contract for eight CH-47F new build helicopters to support the Royal Saudi Land Forces Aviation Command (RSLFAC)," the release said on Wednesday.
The CH47F is designed to transport soldiers and their equipment to the battlefield, according to published Boeing information.
In addition to upgrading existing Chinooks, the U.S State Department announced in December plans to sell Saudi Arabia CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment, training and support worth $3.51 billion.
Sikorsky was awarded a $3.7 billion FMS contract for assembling Black Hawk helicopters to Saudi Arabia in a multi-year production effort
Boeing has been awarded a $143.5 million contract for a directed change for the Saudi Arabia National Guard II and III unique modifications to 24 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters
Boeing has been awarded a contract worth $3.2 billion to produce Apache attack helicopters for Saudi Arabia
Sikorsky today signed an agreement with Saudi Arabian company, Taqnia Aeronautics to explore helicopter production opportunities in the Kingdom. The new agreement outlines the investment, technology and skills needed to establish production jobs for Saudi citizens, and could lead to direct involvement in the assembly of Sikorsky S-70 BLACK HAWK helicopters in the Kingdom
Lockheed Martin has won a contract worth $117 million to produce 10 MH-60R Mission Avionics Systems and Common Cockpits for the government of Saudi Arabia. The modification contract includes recurring engineering and program support required to execute the production and delivery of the mission avionics and common cockpits, the US Department of Defense announced yesterday
Boeing and Rohde & Schwarz have reached an agreement to offer Rohde & Schwarzs next-generation software-defined airborne radio (SDAR) into the flight systems of H-47 Chinook helicopters. The R&S SDAR will give operators of the Boeing-built Chinook significant communications capabilities
South Koreas largest airliner Korean Air Lines Co. Ltd has partnered with the US aerospace giant Boeing to cooperate on technology in upgrading the CH-47 Chinook helicopter, Yonhap reports
S&K Aerospace has been awarded a $559 million contract for the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) supply services effort. This program is comprised of logistical in-Kingdom support, supply consumables for F-15 C/D/S/SA fleets, and operation and maintenance of print plant and print on demand facilities for the RSAF F-15 program, the US department of Defense said in a statement Friday
Boeing has been awarded a $95 million modification contract for USAF F-15 Radar Modernization program (RMP) radar upgrades. The contract modification provides for the exercise of options for 13 RMP Group A kits, 13 RMP Group B kits, 38 RMP installs, 14 conformal fuel tank installs, and other required support being produced under the basic contract, the US department of defense said in a statement Tuesday
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