Saturday, February 27, 2010

Australia confirms order for seven CH-47F Chinooks



Australia has approved the purchase of seven Boeing CH-47F Chinook helicopters for A$755 million ($670 million).The first two helicopters will enter service in 2014 and all seven will be operational by 2017, says the Australian Government. The helicopters will replace the Australian army's six older CH-47D helicopters."These new helicopters will give the Australian Defence Force (ADF) a robust, deployable medium-lift helicopter capability out to 2040," says Australia's defence minister John Faulkner...............................Full Story

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