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Report: Israel Defense Forces to Recommend Boeing’s Chinook for Next IAF Helicopter Fleet

Report: Israel Defense Forces to Recommend Boeing's Chinook for Next IAF Helicopter Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Report: Israel Defense Forces to Recommend Boeing's Chinook for Next IAF Helicopter Fleet - top government contractors - best government contracting eventIsrael’s defense forces plans to recommend the Boeing-built Chinook offering as a potential replacement to the Israeli air force’s current heavy-lift helicopter platform, The Jerusalem Post reported Monday.

IAF has maintained a fleet of Sikorsky-built Yasur helicopters since 1969 to support military personnel transport efforts.

JPost identified Boeing’s CH-47 and Sikorsky’s CH-53K as the competing platforms to modernize IAF’s helicopter fleet.

The report said funds for the heavy-lift procurement effort will come from the U.S.’ potential 10-year, $38 billion military aid to Israel.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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