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Boeing receives $39M for finalization of 4 new-build MH-47G helicopters

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The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) has announced that Boeing was awarded $39 million for finalization of four new-build MH-47G special operations helicopters.

According to a statement, the Boeing Co., was awarded a maximum $39,038,317 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (PZ0003) for an existing cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (H92241-18-F-0022) for finalization of four new-build MH-47G helicopters. 

Also noted that this action is required to satisfy an urgent need to sustain U.S. Special Operations Forces (SOF) heavy assault, rotary wing aircraft in light of increased SOF operational demands. 


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The Boeing MH-47G is a special operations variant of the CH-47 Chinook helicopter. MH-47G 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 at low level, in adverse weather conditions during the day / at night. multi-role, heavy-lift helicopter.

The MH-47G, the most recent upgrade of the helicopter, has been in use by the 160th “Nightstalker” Special Operations Aviation Regiment since the first model was delivered in 2014.

The United States Army 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, also known as Night Stalkers, is a special operations force of the United States Army that provides helicopter aviation support for general purpose forces and special operations forces.

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