Boeing says Israel may opt for Chinooks over Sikorsky choppers

The Israeli military could decide within months to buy Boeing Co.’s CH-47 Chinook transport helicopters following a strong endorsement by its ground forces, a senior Boeing official said on Sunday.

The twin-rotor Chinooks would replace an aging fleet of Sikorsky CH-53 helicopters, which have been in operation since 1969, now manufactured by Lockheed Martin Corp . Israel upgraded them at the turn of the century.

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