Boeing lands UK Chinook helicopter deal

On a visit to Portsmouth, Prime Minister David Cameron has announced significant government investment in the UK’s defence capabilities in the region, including a major service support contract that will sustain 450 jobs. The Ministry of Defence has signed a £420 million contract with Boeing for the in-service support of the Chinook helicopter, saving the taxpayer over £150 million. Having played a vital role in operations in Afghanistan, the contract will be for five years an...
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