CH-47F Chinook helicopters entering the Turkish Land Forces inventory took part in the Erciyes 2017 Military Exercise. Boeing CH-47Fs were used in the exercises held in Kayseri in charge of freight forwarding, staffing and high-altitude paratrooping.
There are a total of 6 CH-47F in the Turkish Land Forces inventory. The helicopters designed by Boeing are used by the Turkish Armed Forces for heavy transportation and personnel transportations. Helicopters have the ability to carry a maximum of 12,700 kilograms of cargo. Also the helicopter can carry 55 full-equipped soldiers.
It is planned that the other 5 helicopters within the order of Turkey will be delivered in 2019.