A new engine for the CH-47 Chinook will significantly increase the capabilities of the helicopter, allowing it to meet future operational needs head on.
Lockheed Martin gains engineering work on Vipers
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control has been awarded a $9.84 million order under an existing agreement with Naval Air Systems Command.
The deal covers non-recurring engineering for the production of target designator sets and EO systems on AH-1Z Viper light attack helicopters for FMS customers.
Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (97%); and Ocala, Florida (3%), and is expected to be completed in November 2022.
Bahrain, the Czech Republic, Pakistan and Romania have ordered AH-1Z to date, Shephard Defence Insight reports.
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