CH-47F Chinook


IDF Mulls Major Fighter Jet, Helicopter Deals

Israel is likely to buy a squadron of Boeing’s upgraded F-15s and must choose between Sikorsky-Lockheed Martin’s CH-53K helicopters or Boeing’s CH-47 Chinook. The IDF is preparing for two major deals with the US, including the procurement of aircraft designed to renew its stock of warplanes and transportation helicopters. It has been decided to purchase two […]


US on Track for Record Foreign Weapon Sales

In just three short months, the US State Department has blown past its dollar total of foreign weapon sales cases for all of last year — but a close look at the numbers shows that industry should temper its expectations for the rest of 2017. Through Dec. 23, the State Department has ok’d 21 foreign […]


State Department Approves $3.51 Billion Sale of CH-47F Chinook Helicopters to Saudi Arabia

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for CH-47F Chinook Cargo Helicopters and related equipment, training, and support. The estimated cost is $3.51 billion. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 7, 2016. […]


Boeing Awarded $131 Million to Provide CH-47F Chinook Helicopters to Turkey

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 […]


Boeing Awarded $14.6 Million Modification to Provide Chinook Helicopters to Turkey and the UAE

Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $14,579,980 modification (P00027) to foreign military sales contract (Turkey, United Arab Emirates) W58RGZ-13-C-0002 for Chinook helicopters, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2020. Fiscal 2011 and fiscal 2012 other procurement funds in the amount of 14,579,980. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting […]


Boeing Awarded $7.5 Million as Part of CH-47F Helicopter Sale to Turkey and the UAE

The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $7,451,859 modification (P00024) to a foreign military sales contract (W58RGZ-13-C-0002) to add additional unique statement of work effort for foreign military sales to Turkey and the United Arab Emirates for CH-47F Chinook cargo helicopters. Purpose of the modification is to incorporate unique tasks required by the […]


Robertson Fuel Systems Wins $45 Million to Supply CH-47 Extended Range Fuel Systems to Turkey, UAE, and Korea

Robertson Fuel Systems, Tempe, Arizona, was awarded a $45,352,938 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract (Korea, Turkey, UAE) to supply Extended Range Fuel Systems and associated support equipment for the CH-47 helicopter. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 3019. Bids were solicited via the […]


Turkey’s Arms Procurement Raises Questions

The Executive Committee (EC) of the Defense Industry, the highest decision-making body on arms procurement in Turkey, held its first meeting of 2015 last week under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Ambitious and costly projects approved were trumpeted as further steps toward “new Turkey.” In the old days, news of EC meetings did […]


Heavy Lift Chopper to Be Assigned to Turkey’s Presidency

One of five heavy lift choppers that will be ordered by Ankara will be allocated to the Turkish presidency, daily Cumhuriyet has reported. The Defense Industry Executive Committee (SSİK) decided in its latest meeting last week, convened under Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu, to order five CH-47F Chinook helicopters, in addition to the six already ordered. […]


Turkey To Order 4 More F-35s, 5 More Chinooks

Turkey’s top procurement panel decided Wednesday to order four more F-35 fighter jets and five more CH-47F Chinook heavy transport helicopters, the government announced. Turkey’s procurement agency, the Undersecretariat for Defense Industries (SSM), said in a press release that the top panel for procurement, the Defense Industry Executive Committee, convened Monday and reviewed ongoing programs. […]