Tag Archives: Chinook

Boeing Delivers 20th CH-47F Chinook to the RNLAF

Boeing delivered the 20th CH-47F Chinook to the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF), concluding the country’s latest fleet update. “Our continuing partnership with the Royal Netherlands Air Force exemplifies the value of a modern and versatile Chinook fleet,” said Ken Eland, vice president and H-47 program manager. “These state-of-the art …

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Boeing Signs First CH-47F Block II Chinook Production Contract

CH-47F Block II Chinook

Boeing and the U.S. Army have signed a $136 million contract for the first CH-47F Block II Chinooks. The Army exercised options for four contracted CH-47F Block II Chinooks with the aircraft scheduled for delivery beginning 2023. Separately, the Army awarded Boeing a $29 million advanced procurement contract for the …

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UK: £1.4 Billion modernized Chinook fleet

The order for the new aircraft signals the commitment made in the recent Defence Command Paper to invest over £85-billion on military equipment over the next four years to reform and renew our Armed Forces. Proven in battle and operated in every major conflict since the Falklands War, the Chinook …

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Army Chinook Takes Flight with GE Aviation T408 Engine

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Aviation & Missile Center achieved its first flight of a Chinook with GE Aviation’s T408 engines, a milestone that could expand the capabilities of future Chinook heavy-lift missions. This first flight is the culmination of a five-year effort under a Cooperative Research and …

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