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Department of Defence

This project seeks to replace the extant Australian Defence Force (ADF) Medium Lift Helicopter capability of CH-47D Chinook helicopters

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Medium Lift Helicopter

This project seeks to replace the extant Australian Defence Force (ADF) Medium Lift Helicopter capability of CH-47D Chinook helicopters with seven new modernised CH-47F Chinook helicopters, two Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulators (TFPS) and associated supporting systems.

Deliverable Original Planned Achieved / Forecast Notes
Project Year of Commencement Feb 2010
Initial Materiel Release (IMR) Jan 2016 Jan 2016
Initial Operational Capability (IOC) Aug 2015 Aug 2015
Final Materiel Release (FMR) Jan 2017 Jan 2017
Final Operational Capability (FOC) Jan 2017 Jan 2017

Content is current as at December 2014.

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