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SGA14: India expected to award Chinook and Apache contracts in 2014

17th February 2014 - 10:27 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in Singapore


Boeing is expecting to sign contracts with India for 15 CH-47F Chinook transport and 22 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters before the end of the year, an industry representative has confirmed. 

‘We expect that the contract award for the Chinook will come in the first half of the year, and the award for the Apache in the second half of the year,’ Leanne Caret, Boeing’s VP and GM of vertical-lift, told media at the Singapore Airshow. 

Although Indian elections are to be held from 16 April to 13 May, holding up many defence procurements, Caret confirmed that she expects both contracts

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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