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Bell-Boeing close to a 6.5-billion-dollar contract with the Us government for 99 Osprey airplane-helicopter hybrids
Washington, USA - 92 aircraft for the Marine Corps, 7 for the Air Force
According to rumours which leaked in these hours, Bell helicopter and Boeing are close to ink a 6.5-billion-dollar (4.9 billion Euros) agreement with the US government for the supply of 99 V-22 Osprey airplane-helicopter hybrids, 92 of which will be for the Marine Corps, whereas the remaining 7 will be for the Air Force. The five-year contract includes options for a further 22 aircraft. Just like...
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