Bell Helicopter and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) have signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to cooperate on the UH-1Y. This signing is in addition to the LOI signed for the AH-1Z in 2016 further expanding business relationships between PGZ and Bell Helicopter.
The Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office has received a $57.1 million US Navy contract to carry out modifications to the MV-22 Osprey fleet operated by the US Marine Corps in support of the V-22 Common ConfigurationReadiness and Modernisation (CC-RAM) Programme. Work is expected to be completed in December 2019. The Block C configuration includes improved environmental controls, chaff/flare countermeasures, navigation upgrades and command-and-control displays.