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Indo Defence 2016: Boeing looks to leverage Apache sale

3rd November 2016 - 10:00 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Jakarta


Boeing is eyeing Vietnam as the next potential regional opportunity for its military rotorcraft, after getting a ‘foot in the door’ in Indonesia.

The company is due to deliver the first of eight AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia in 2017 and is pursuing an order for as many as 12 CH-47F Chinook heavy lift rotorcraft from Jakarta. 

Tae Pak Yeong, regional director of South East Asia for Boeing Defense, said that Vietnam was a key focus for the company, following the May 2016 $11 billion sale to the Vietnam's VietJet for 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200s.  

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