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Boeing bids for Australian Chinook maintenance

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 11, 2010
An Australian CH-47 Chinook helicopter prepares to take an underslung load of ordnance at Kandahar. (Dept of Defence)
An Australian Army CH-47D prepares to take an underslung load of ordnance at Kandahar. (Dept of Defence)

Boeing Defence Australia (BDA) says it has responded to the Australian Army’s tender for deeper maintenance of its six CH-47D Chinook helicopters.

The six year contract will commence in September at Townsville, and requires the delivery of deeper maintenance support services to the Chinook fleet. For the Australian contract, BDA has teamed with Vector Aerospace with which it is also aligned in the UK for through life support services to the RAF’s 46 strong CH-47 fleet.

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