Boeing makes case for Chinook Block II as Army proposes cancellation

By Ashley Tressel / April 16, 2019 at 4:27 PM
NASHVILLE, TN -- Boeing is trying to convince lawmakers to preserve the Chinook Block II upgrade as the Army prepares to make a final decision on the program’s fate in two to three years, according to the service's vice chief of staff. Under Secretary Ryan McCarthy announced last month the Army was ending the Block II program with the engineering and manufacturing development phase, following the release of the service's fiscal year 2020 budget request. Gen. James...

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