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Boeing Extends Logistics Support for Canadian Chinooks

By R&WI Staff | April 3, 2018

A Royal Canadian Air Force Chinook. Photo courtesy of Boeing

Boeing has amended an existing agreement with the Canadian government to extend its existing performance-based logistics contract to support The Royal Canadian Air Force's fleet of CH-147F Chinooks through 2023.

Under the $313 million contract amendment, Boeing will continue to provide full system logistics, engineering support, supply chain, data analytics and training services across the fleet of 15 Chinooks.

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Unlike traditional contracts based on payment for specific parts and services, under this type of agreement, the customer pays for a support package with an agreed-to level of readiness, which can lower costs while increasing mission-capability rates, according to Boeing.

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