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09:08 AM, November 2, 2018
Boeing CH-147F helicopter (Source: Boeing)

Boeing will supply four new build MH-47G heavy-lift helicopters to meet the urgent needs of US Special Operations Forces in sustaining heavy assault.

The United States DoD announced a $42,835,847 contract modification funded with fiscal 2018 procurement; and aircraft procurement, Army funds.

Boeing MH-47G is a special operations variant of the CH-47 Chinook multi-role helicopter used in heavy-lift missions such as the transportation of troops, ammunition, vehicles, equipment, fuel and supplies, as well as civil and humanitarian relief missions.

The helicopter can conduct long-range missions at low level and in adverse weather conditions, both during the day and at night.

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