The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, was awarded an $18,372,000 firm-fixed-price sort supply order modification to an current contract (W91215-16-G-0001) for the procurement of long-lead parts and elements in assist of the MH-47G Chinook Block II manufacturing program. Fiscal 2021 Military plane procurement funds within the quantity of $18,372,000 are being obligated on the time of award. Nearly all of the work shall be carried out in Ridley Park. This supply order is a noncompetitive award and is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302.1. U.S. Particular Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting exercise.

The Boeing MH-47G is a particular operations variant of the CH-47 Chinook multi-role, heavy-lift helicopter. The MH-47G is utilized in heavy-lift missions such because the transportation of troops, ammunition, automobiles, tools, gasoline and provides, in addition to civil and humanitarian reduction missions. The helicopter can conduct long-range missions at low degree, in opposed climate circumstances in the course of the day and at evening. The helicopter might be fitted with particular operations tools corresponding to a quick rope insertion extraction system (FRIES), a particular patrol insertion and extraction system (SPIES), a rope ladder, an electrically powered rescue hoist and a personnel location system (PLS


The helicopter is armed with two M134 7.62mm electrically operated, air-cooled mini weapons and two M240 7.62mm belt-fed machine weapons mounted on both facet of the fuselage on the ahead and rear sections. The defensive aids aboard the rotorcraft embody a typical missile warning system (CMWS), an built-in radio frequency countermeasures suite, a laser warning system and XM216 darkish flares. The helicopter is powered by two Honeywell T55-GA-714A engines, which develop a most energy output of three,529kW every. The engines are geared up with infrared (IR) exhaust suppressors to cut back the IR visibility of the helicopter.

U.S. Particular Operations Command Boeing MH-47G Chinook Particular Operations Helicopter