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MTU Aero Engines wins follow-up order for T64 helicopter engine

Munich - MTU Aero Engines will be retrofitting 40 T64 engines powering the German armed forces’ CH-53 helicopters. Worth some 20 million euros, the recently concluded deal follows up on a 2003 agreement MTU has with the services to retrofit 46 T64-7 engines to the -100 standard. The first tranche is nearing completion. A third one is scheduled: The follow-up order for the optimization of another 40 engines is slated in 2007 or 2008.