Boeing will build the MH-47G Block II for special operations

(To Albania News)

Boeing will build the next-generation Chinook MH-47G for the US Army Special Operations Aviation Command. The configuration Block II, according to the company, will improve the army's ability to safely perform the most demanding missions around the world.

The 194 million dollar contract covers a second batch of MH-47G aircraft Block II, to be delivered starting from the 2021.

The Chinooks Block II would present technological improvements to extend fleet service life and performance improvements.

Boeing is now under contract for a total of 15 MH-47G Block II.

The first MH-47G Block II aircraft should begin final assembly in the 2019.