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More Canadian CH-147F support companies named

26th July 2012 - 16:35 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Boeing has announced that it has selected L-3 Communications MAS of Mirabel and General Dynamics Canada of Ottawa for two in-service support programme contracts for the Canadian Armed Forces CH-147F Chinook helicopters. The company made the announcement 25 July 2012.

The first group of three in-service support programme awards were announced in January 2012. L-3 MAS received a contract then for technical publications, and has been selected in this phase to provide support and test equipment. General Dynamics Canada has received a maintenance training suite/contractor maintenance support contract.

Life-cycle support of the CH-147F will be delivered through a long-term PBL programme that includes full system logistics and training services.

According to the company, through Canada's Industrial and Regional Benefits (IRB) Policy, Boeing's IRB commitments on the CH-147F in-service support programme will bring benefits of approximately US$2 billion to Canada over a 20-year period.

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