Army Awards Boeing $714 Million Contract For CH-47F Chinooks

The Army on Friday awarded Boeing [BA] a contract modification worth nearly $714 million for 26 remanufactured CH-47F Chinook helicopters, four new CH-47s and the option of building two more CH-47s.

The contract also provides for over, and above, appropriated funding and obligates long-lead funding for production Lot 14, according to a Defense Department statement. Estimated work completion date is Dec. 31, 2020.

A CH-47F Chinook assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation, Photo: New York Army National Guard.

A CH-47F Chinook assigned to Company B, 3rd Battalion, 126th Aviation, Photo: New York Army National Guard.

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