The U.S. Special Operations Command awarded Boeing $213 million for six MH-47G helicopters.
As per a Pentagon statement, the contract covers delivery of six MH47-G renew rotary wing aircraft and eight spare shipsets.
The MH-47G is a special operations variant of the CH-47 Chinook multi-role, heavy-lift helicopter. It is 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.