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December 17, 2023

Army Modernization procures 6 Refurbished MH-47G Block II Chinooks

Heavy Lifter Remains Perennial Favorite for Special Ops

The US Army Special Operations Aviation Command is replenishing their fleet of heavy-lift Chinook aircraft, granting Boeing a contract to produce 6 remanufactured MH-47G Block II aircraft. The deal is worth $271 million, good news for Boeing's refurbishers. The USASOAC fleet has enjoyed their Chinooks so far, finding them a capable partner when the mission requires a high-capacity, stable, roomy, and high-altitude performer. The block II models feature the newer "digital cockpit management system", and Digital Automatic Flight Control Systems.

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