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Sikorsky Teams with Rheinmetall to Offer CH-53K to Germany

Lockheed Martin Sikorsky has signed a strategic agreement with and German defense firm Rheinmetall teaming for competing in the German Air Force planned replacement of Sikorsky's CH-53G heavy transport helicopter program (Schwerer Transporthubschrauber - STH). The Germans evaluate two options - the CH-47F Chinook from Boeing and CH-53K from Lockheed Martin Sikorsky. The team plans to introduce more German teammates in the weeks to come.

Boeing to Upgrade Dutch CH-47D Chinooks to F-Model

Netherlands awards Boeing an upgrading contract for six Chinook helicopters, with planned to begin in 2021. Upgrading six CH-47D to the latest F-model configuration will bring the Dutch fleet to 20 F-model Chinooks.

Boeing Delivers First New-Build MH-47G Special Operations Chinook

Boeing will soon deliver the first new build MH-47G configuration to the US Special Operations Command. The modernized Chinook incorporates a number of production improvements to include the digital advanced flight control system, more robust, improved monolithic machined-frames, and improved air transportability

Boeing Receives US Army $4 Billion Multi-year Contract for Chinook Helicopters

In an agreement that will save the U.S. government more than $800 million, the Army and Boeing have signed a $4 billion multi-year contract...

Coalition Forces Kill Taliban Insurgents Responsible for Killing 38 Troops in...

Following an ‘exhaustive manhunt’ after the Taliban operatives that fired the RPGs that downed the Chinook helicopter earlier this week, killing 38 soldiers on...

38 U.S., Afghan Military Personnel Lost in a Helicopter Crash in...

38 U.S and Afghan military personnel were killed tonight when a U.S. Army A Special Operations MH-47G Chinook was downed in Eastern Afghanistan. The tragedy is the worst combat loss event related to aviation operations, recorded in the Afghan war since 2001.

Chinook Downed by Taliban RPG fire in Eastern Afghanistan

A CH-47 Chinook helicopter downed by Taliban RPG fire in Eastern Afghanistan on Monday. The helicopter was hit by an RPG fired by Taliban, as...

CH-47F Improved Chinook

First production Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopter successfully completed its first flight on Oct. 23. Boeing will deliver the new CH-47F to the U.S. Army...