The CH-47 Chinook is an advanced multi-mission helicopter for the U.S. Army and international defense forces. The Chinook is the helicopter of choice for humanitarian disaster-relief operations, in missions such as transportation of relief supplies and mass evacuation of refugees. Chinooks serve the armed forces of 19 countries around the world. Honeywell supplies a variety of systems for the helicopter, including the T-55 turboshaft engine. To date, Honeywell has manufactured more than 6,000 T55 engines, which have logged approximately 12 million hours of operation on the CH-47 and MH-47 Chinook helicopters.
Our upgrades help to keep your CH-47 up to date and mission ready:
Specifically designed for helicopter performance and proven in service to provide all weather operation and night vision goggle compatibility
Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System (EGPWS)
Low weight, small footprint, easy installation, high reliability, low life cycle cost, low maintenance, high resolution, accurate and free databases
Emergency Locator Transmitter (ELT)
Portable survival and fixed ELT. Multi-axis automatic activation with 12-year battery life service
Health and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS)
A sensor-based monitoring system that enables Condition-Based Maintenance (CBM) by measuring the health and performance of mission-critical components in aircraft
The T55-L-714A engine enhances mission capability, increased performance, extended service life and decreased cost of operation with full OEM configuration control and support
Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS)
Provides situational awareness and collision avoidance in congested airspace.
Universal Search Light
Fully integrated dual-mode search light
Features long-range detection, ground mapping and advanced weather analysis capabilities to detect and reroute around storms
A wide range of hardware, software and service solutions available depending on your mission requirements. See our military satellite communications page for more information.
Learn more about how our upgrades for the CH-47 improve performance and efficiency.
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