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United Kingdom Cleared to Buy 16 Chinooks

United Kingdom Cleared to Buy 16 Chinooks October 21, 2018

The U.S. Defence Security Cooperation Agency announced on Oct. 19 that United Kingdom has been cleared to buy 16 H-47 Chinook (Extended Range) helicopters for an estimated cost of $3.5 billion. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.

The Government of United Kingdom has requested a possible sale of sixteen H-47 Chinook helicopters; thirty-six T-55-GA-714A engines (32 installed, four spares); forty-eight embedded GPS inertial navigation units (32 installed, 16 spares); twenty (20) common missile warning systems (16 installed, four spares); twenty-two (22) radio-frequency countermeasures (16 installed, six spares); nineteen (19) multi-mode radars (16 installed, three spares); nineteen (19) electro-optical sensor systems (16 installed, three spares); forty (40) M-134D-T mini­ guns, plus mounts and tools (32 installed, eight spares); and forty (40) M240H machine guns, plus mounts and tools (32 installed, eight spares). 

 

United Kingdom Cleared to Buy 16 Chinooks

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