Egypt to acquire 23 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters

Egypt to acquire 23 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters
Eygpt to acquire 23 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale (FMS) to Egypt of CH-47F Chinook Helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $2.6 billion. The Defence Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale.


The Government of Egypt has requested to buy 23 CH-47F Chinook helicopters; 56 T-55-GA-714A engines (46 installed, ten spares); 52 Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) Inertial Navigation Systems (INS) (EGI) (46 installed, six spares); 29 AN/AAR-57 Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) (23 installed, six spares); and 75 M-240 machine guns (69 installed, six spares). The total estimated program cost is $2.6 billion.

Eygpt to acquire 23 CH-47F Chinook Helicopters