General Dynamics Canada Awarded Contracts for CH-147F In-Service Support Program

September 20, 2012 | News Release

OTTAWA, ON, September 20, 2012 - General Dynamics Canada has been selected by The Boeing Company to provide engineering support services on the CH-147F In-Service Support program. This is in addition to the Maintenance Training Suite / Contractor Maintenance Support package awarded to General Dynamics Canada by Boeing in July.

Under the CH-147F Engineering Support Services program, General Dynamics Canada will work with Boeing on projects that include reliability, availability and maintainability support; systems and support engineering; integrated logistics; and structural integrity engineering services.

On the Maintenance Training Suite / Contractor Maintenance Support package awarded in July, General Dynamics Canada will provide materials, services and program management in addition to other support for the maintenance training suite. The company also will support Boeing in the transition of the maintenance training device from Boeing's facility to the Training Centre in Petawawa.

"We are pleased to have been selected once again by Boeing for in-service support to the Canadian CH-147F Chinook," said David Ibbetson, vice president and general manager, General Dynamics Canada. "This program will add to our current experience in supporting Canadian military platforms and provide value to our customer through the introduction and sustainment of the Chinook fleet."

"Boeing and its Canadian partners are committed to providing superior service to our customers while advancing the country's aerospace industry," said Peri Widener, vice president, Rotorcraft Support Programs, The Boeing Company. "We look forward to building on more than 90 years of creating long-term, high-value opportunities with Canadian industry."

Life-cycle support of the CH-147F will be delivered through a long-term Performance Based Logistics (PBL) program that includes full system logistics and training services.

General Dynamics Canada is one of Canada's largest providers of performance based In Service Support contracts, servicing multiple large-scale, complex programs across multiple platforms. General Dynamics Canada is a part of General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). Additional information about General Dynamics C4 Systems is available online at and about General Dynamics at


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