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.
The Spanish Air Force has taken the delivery of second of 27 A400Ms turboprop military transport aircraft from Airbus. The Directorate General of armaments and Material (DGAM) delivered the aircraft to the Spanish Air Force at the Airbus factory in Seville, the defense ministry reported Friday
Lockheed Martin is in talks with the governments of Spain, Switzerland and Belgium to sell its F-35 fighter jets. "We are talking to several other countries - Switzerland, Belgium, Spain," Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin's F-35 programme leader, told reporters at the Avalon Airshow in Australia Friday
General Atomics has been awarded a $56 million contract for the Spain MQ-9 Exportable Block 5 Procurement program. Contractor will provide MQ-9 aircraft and its associated equipment
NH Industries delivers 300th NH90 production helicopter to the Spanish Armed Forces on Thursday, December 15. Assembled at the Airbus Helicopters Spanish final assembly line at Albacete, the aircraft will be operated by the Spanish Armys aviation branch, Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET)
Germany and Spain are likely to suspend assembly of Eurofighter jets temporarily or permanently due to lack of contracts and complexity of the production process. The final assembly of the jets is likely to be suspended in Germany at least until 2018
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
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