Del'd: 17 - 1991 to present





Helicopters

Fuerzas Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra CH-47D Chinook

CH-47C bought in the 1970s and upgraded to D standard in the 1990s


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News


Spanish Army to Upgrade Chinooks to CH-47F, 04-Apr-18 : First announced in 2015, U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency reported a Foreign Military Sale (FMS) valued $1.3B to upgrade Spanish Army current 17 CH-47D Chinooks to the CH-47F type

Spanish Special Forces Prepare for Iraq Deployment, 20-Mar-18 : Spanish Army special forces took part of Exercise Halcon (Hawk) in preparation to their next deployment to Iraq as part of the Inherent Resolve Operation

Spanish Special Forces at SOFEX-16, 17-Jun-16 : Spanish Navy Assault Ship Castilla participated in the joint Navy/Army special forces exercise SOFEX 16

Marines and Spanish Soldiers Train in Heavy Lift, 25-Nov-14 : US Marines trained with Spanish soldiers from BHELTRA V in externally sling loading heavy equipment at Colmenar Viejo, Spain, No 18-19, 2014

Boeing Completes Chinook Industrial Cooperation Program in Spain, 13-Apr-10 : MADRID -- The Boeing Company today announced that it has successfully completed its industrial cooperation program for the third phase of the CH-47D Chinook rotorcraft upgrades performed for the Spanish Army's Airmobile Force, FAMET. Boeing finished the industrial cooperation program on schedule while exceeding the $80 million requirement, demonstrating the company's continued success in meeting its commitments.



Units


YearsUnitsbold : Current base of the Unit
1991/    BHELTRA V Colmenar Viejo


Platform


Classes
LH Buque de Proyeccion Estrategica




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