Boeing's CH-47F Chinook wins Indian heavy-lift helo competition
Just weeks after scoring a big win in India with a variant of the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter, Boeing's defense unit has landed the Indian military's other big rotary-wing victory as its CH-47F Chinook took the heavy-lift competition. The Chinook, which competed against the Russian Mil Mi-26T2, emerged as the lowest bidder in the final commercial toss-up, according to defense analysts and industry insiders here. Boeing's bid is said to have been more competitive on nearly all counts, ...
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