MH-47G Block II Chinook  
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 2023
Maiden Flight: 2020
Total Production: 15
Unitary Cost: USD$43 million
Origin: United States of America
Corporations: Boeing
Parent System: H-47 Chinook
Initial Operational Capability (IOC): 1962
Total Production: 1,158
Total Cost: USD$30 billion
Family Members: CH-47D Chinook, CH-47F Block II Chinook, CH-47F Chinook, HH-47 Chinook, MH-47E Chinook and MH-47G Chinook
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Description: The CH-47 Chinook is a twin-engine, tandem-rotor, heavy-lift transport helicopter in service with the US Army and other Armed Forces worldwide. It is enabled to transport ground forces, supplies, ammunition, and other battle-critical cargo. In addition, the CH-47 Chinook can be employed for medical evacuation, aircraft recovery, fire fighting, parachute drops, heavy construction, civil development, disaster relief and search and rescue (SAR).

The US Army Special Operations Aviation Command MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopter will feature the improvements of the CH-47G Block II helicopter. These improvements will extend the airframe service life and enhance its performance. In July 2018, the US Army ordered the first four MH-47G Block II aircraft from Boeing to be delivered by June 29, 2020. The new aircraft first flight should happen before the end of 2020 and the entry into service in the 2021-2023 timeframe.

MH-47G Block II Chinook Specifications

Crew: 2
Main Rotor Blades: 3
Number of Engines: 2
CEP: Circular Error Probable
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MH-47G Block II Chinook News

There are 3 news between
11 Jul 2018 and 13 Jun 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019US Special Operations Command Orders Second Batch of MH-47G Block II Chinook Helicopters
Friday, February 1, 2019USSOCOM Awards Additional Contract for First Four MH-47G Block II Helicopters
Wednesday, July 11, 2018US Army Places Order for First Four MH-47G Block II Helicopters

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