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Boeing, Army Move Chinook Block II Program to Final Assembly Phase

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 29, 2018 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and the U.S. Army will move forward to the the final assembly phase for the first Block II CH-47F Chinook helicopter the company developed under an engineering and manufacturing development contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.

The company said Wednesday the first Block II-configured Chinook is scheduled for completion by next year and delivery by 2023.

Boeing received a $276.6 million EMD contract in July 2017 to produce the helicopter, which will be equipped with updated rotor blade, fuselage, fuel and drivetrain with the aim to increase its lift capacity as well as the interoperability between the Army and allied forces.

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