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Rockwell Collins to Update Army CH-47F Chinook Avionics

Rockwell Collins has landed a potential five-year contract to update and repair components of the common avionics architecture systems equipped on the U.S. Army‘s CH-47F Chinook helicopters. The aircraft’s CAAS uses the Flight2 open systems architecture to combine communications, navigation and mission subsystems for integrated performance and situational awareness, the company …

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Boeing Gets $81M MH-47G Special Operations Helicopter Delivery Order

Boeing has received an $80.7 million order to build and deliver four MH-47G Chinook  rotary-wing helicopters to the U.S. Special Operations Command. SOCOM issued the delivery order to address an “urgent” requirement to sustain special operations forces’ heavy-assault, rotary-wing platform and address impacts of an increased SOF operational demand, the Defense Department said Thursday. The …

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Rockwell Collins to Provide Avionics Support for Australia’s CH-47F Helicopters: Thierry Tosi Comments

Rockwell Collins has received a contract to extend avionics support services for the Australian army’s CH-47F Chinook helicopters. The company said Monday it will deliver field service engineering, program management, logistics, repair and overhaul services for the Common Avionics Architecture System onboard the helicopters and the Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulators. “We’ve been supporting …

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

Israel’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 …

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Boeing Secures Dutch Chinook Helicopter Upgrade Deal

The Netherlands’ defense ministry has awarded Boeing a contract to modernize and deliver six Chinook multimission helicopters for the Dutch air force beginning in 2021. Boeing said Thursday it will convert the helicopters into the F-model configuration to ensure systems commonality in the Dutch air force’s 20-unit Chinook fleet. “Ever since their introduction in the mid-1990s, …

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IBM’s Robert Kleppinger on Cognitive Computing Platform’s Use in Army Maintenance, Logistics Operations

Robert Kleppinger, a senior client partner at IBM responsible for federal government contracts, told Data Center Dynamics in an interview published Tuesday how the company plans to apply its Watson cognitive computing system to the U.S. Army’s maintenance and logistics activities under a $135 million recompete contract. “Ideally, the plan is to bring …

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