SEPTEMBER 2020 news

Defense Aviation and Aerospace Industry


Boeing delivers first MH-47G Block II Chinook helicopter to US Special Forces

According to a press release published on September 1, 2020, Boeing is delivering new technologies and performance improvements to U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) with the Block II Chinook helicopter. Boeing’s Philadelphia team recently delivered the first MH-47G Block II Chinook to SOCOM on time.

Belgian Air Component withdraws last B-Hunter UAV from service

As announced last June, the Belgian Air Component (Air Force) has withdrawn from service its last Israeli-built B-Hunter UAVs. On 28 August 2020, a small ceremony took place at Florennes Air Base to commemorate this event and to thank the 80 Sqn for the many years of dedication, Aviation 24 reports.

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