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US Approves Sale of 17 CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters to Spain for $1.3 Billion
Ch-47F Chinook cargo helicopter (Image: Boeing)

The State Department has approved Spain’s request to purchase CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters and related equipment for an estimated $1.3 billion.

Boeing will serve as prime contractor of the possible sale, which covers 17 Chinooks with customer-unique modifications, 21 AN/AAR-57A(V)8 common missile warning systems and 42 embedded global positioning system inertial navigation systems, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said Wednesday.

The FMS deal will also include mission equipment; modification hardware and services; aircraft survivability equipment; navigation equipment; airframe and engine spare parts; technical assistance; and logistics and program support services.

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