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Boeing to showcase the first of 11 CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters produced for Turkish Army

Boeing to showcase the first of 11  CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters produced for Turkish Army.

The new CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopter have Turkish Army camouflage. The CH-47F has an array of sensor and data technologies, making this a Chinook for the digital age.

Boeing Co., Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $131,264,061 modification (P00029) to foreign military sales contract W58RGZ-13-C-0002 (Turkey) for CH-47F helicopters.  Work will be performed in Ridley Township, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2020.  Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $131,264,061 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.


The CH-47F is an advanced multimission helicopter with a fully integrated, digital cockpit management system, Common Avionics Architecture Cockpit and advanced cargo-handling capabilities that complement the aircraft’s mission performance and handling characteristics.


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