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RAF Puma's to retire in 2025, extra CH-47 Chinooks for the RAF...

Post by stratofreighter » 21 Oct 2018, 10:12

https://thedefensepost.com/2018/10/20/u ... -approved/
$3.5 billion sale to UK of 36 Boeing H-47 Chinook helicopters approved by US

October 20, 2018

The U.S. Department of State has approved a possible $3.5 billion sale of 16 H-47 Chinook helicopters to the United Kingdom, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Friday.

The U.K. government has requested 16 H-47 Chinook Extended Range helicopters to provide a heavy lift rotary wing capability able to execute missions in extreme environments across a full range of military operations, the DSCA said in a Friday, October 20 release.

The RAF is due to retire its Puma medium lift helicopters in March 2025.
http://www.airnieuws.nl updates per 12 Nov 2018: FOKKER aircraft (photo)updates . ;)

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