Defence Helicopter

Boeing awarded AH-6i retrofit work

28th November 2019 - 09:30 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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Boeing has been awarded a $10.7 million contract to retrofit AH-6i helicopters destined for Saudi Arabia, the Department of Defense announced on 22 November.

Under the Foreign Military Sales (Saudi Arabia) contract the company will integrate and retrofit 23 AH-6i aircraft with DVR, equipment stowage and Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II capabilities.

The work will run through March 2022.

The contract was issued by the US Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

The AH-6i is a light attack/reconnaissance variant of the AH-6M Little Bird operated by US Army special forces.

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