Chinook, Black Hawk get procurement boosts in FY-24 spending bill

By Dan Schere / March 21, 2024 at 1:40 PM
Congress' fiscal year 2024 appropriations package adds more than $200 million for procurement of Chinook helicopters and more than $60 million for Black Hawk helicopters -- two of the Army's legacy aircraft. The bill, which had not been voted on as of Thursday, would add $177.5 million in Chinook procurement funding for a CH-47 “program increase.” That money would purchase four CH-47 Chinook Block II helicopters, according to funding summaries from the congressional committees. The bill would also add $43.9...

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