Australian army extends avionics support contract on its CH-47F Chinook fleet

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa. Rockwell Collins has extended its contract with the Australian army to provide avionics support for Australian fleet of CH-47F Chinook helicopters. The performance-based logistics (PBL) contract extends to 2020.

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Under the terms of the contract, Rockwell Collins will provide field service engineering, program management, logistics service, and repair and overhaul for the Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) components installed on the aircraft and their Transportable Flight Proficiency Simulators. The accord also means that the Australian army gets local support and on-site maintenance and training for their avionics.