Boeing, US Army, Australia Army collaboration supports early H-47 deliveries

Boeing (NYSE:BA) has delivered three H-47 Chinooks to the Australian Army 85 days after receiving the order, thanks to cooperation between Australia and the US Army, the company said.

The Australian Defence Force said the deliveries increase its CH-47F Chinook fleet from seven to 10, representing an increase in the capability of the Australian Defence Force.

Boeing´s partnership with Australia spans nearly 90 years. Australia´s armed forces has a range of Boeing platforms and services including the H-47, EA-18G Growler, P-8A Maritime Surveillance Aircraft, F/A-18 Super Hornet, E-7 Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control System, C-17 Globemaster III and training and logistics solutions.

Boeing is a USD30 billion business, manufacturing military aircraft.