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Egypt purchases 12 Boeing CH-47F Chinooks

San Francisco: Boeing announced that the company will produce 12 new CH-47F Chinooks for the Egyptian Air Force.

With a contract of 426 million US dollars, Egypt will replace its fleet of CH-47D aircraft with the modern F model, the announcement said on Tuesday.

The CH-47F contains a fully integrated, digital cockpit management system, Common Avionics Architecture System cockpit and advanced cargo-handling capabilities complementing the aircraft’s mission performance and handling characteristics, according to the announcement.

Team Chinook has 19 international customers, Boeing said.