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AUSA 2012: Boeing outlines CH-47F second multiyear enhancements

24th February 2012 - 10:13 GMT | by Scott Gourley in Fort Lauderdale, USA

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Boeing executives used AUSA Winter 2012 to provide an update on current production numbers for the CH-47F as well as recent activities surrounding the pending second multiyear production contract.

According to Mark Ballew, Boeing director of business development for Chinook, the programme of record is for 464 ‘F’ models.

‘Of those 464 we have 306 on contract with 171 delivered,’ Ballew explained. ‘Back in December we exercised the bridge contract, so we were able to get 14 additional aircraft – with some of those for Australia and some for the UAE.’

In addition, the company submitted its proposal on 1

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