Boeing receives $10.7M contract to update Saudi helicopters

Boeing receives $10.7M contract to update Saudi helicopters

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Boeing to retrofit AH-6i helicopters destined for Saudi Arabia

Boeing has been awarded a $10.7 million contract to retrofit AH-6i helicopters destined for Saudi Arabia, the Department of Defense has announced.

Under the Foreign Military Sales contract, the company will integrate and retrofit 23 AH-6i aircraft with DVR, equipment stowage and Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System II capabilities.

The work will run through March 2022. The contract was issued by the US Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama.

The AH-6i is a light attack/reconnaissance variant of the AH-6M Little Bird operated by US Army special forces.

The AH-6i helicopter features a lightweight multiple weapons support system for mounting wide range of weapons.

Air forces of Jordan, Thailand and Saudi Arabia fly the AH-6 series.

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