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CH-47F Chinook Helicopter

CH-47F Chinook Helicopter:

The U.S. State Department recently approved the potential sale of CH-47F Chinook helicopters and related equipment to Germany.

  • CH-47F Chinook helicopter is the U.S. Army’s primary heavy troop and supply transport aircraft.
  • It is an advanced multi-mission helicopter.
  • It is manufactured by American aerospace and defence firm Boeing for the US Army and international defence forces.
  • It is used for the transportation of troops, artillery, supplies, and equipment to the battlefield.
  • India has about 15 CH-47 Chinook helicopters.
  • It contains a fully integrated digital cockpit management system.
  • It advanced cargo-handling capabilities that complement the aircraft’s mission performance and handling characteristics.
  • It has a monolithic airframe with vibration reduction.
  • Maximum Speed: 296 kmph