Authorizers prioritize Chinook upgrades in bill

By Evan Ochsner / December 14, 2021 at 4:17 PM
House and Senate Armed Services committee members boosted funding for CH-47 Chinook helicopter improvements in the fiscal year 2022 defense policy bill, noting the unique role the aircraft plays for the Army. The bill , agreed to by members of the House and Senate Armed Services committees and passed by the full House last week, includes a measure that provides the Army with additional funding for the development of Chinook Block II technologies, Boeing’s advanced capabilities for the longtime cargo...

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