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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Spanish Army Helicopters Arrived to Kuwait, 30-May-18 : #deployment Spanish assault ship Juan Carlos I (L-61) arrived to Kuwait with Army Chinook and Cougar Helicopters and were received by the US Army 449th Combat Aviation Brigade at Camp Buehring

Land Tactical Mobility for Spanish Special Forces, 30-Apr-18 : Spanish Army 4th Special Operations Group teams specialized in land tactical mobility conducted its annual training

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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