Boeing delivers final Apache helicopters to India
Topics: BOEING APACHE INDIA
“Boeing has completed delivery of all new AH-64E Apache and CH-47F(I) Chinook military helicopters to the Indian Air Force (IAF).
The final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters were handed over to the IAF at Air Force Station, Hindan,” confirmed a read-out by Boeing India.
Earlier in March, Boeing handed over the last five of 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the IAF.
India is one of the 17 nations to select the Apache and has the most advanced variant, the AH-64E Apache, also flown by the US and many other countries.
The AH-64E Apache is designed and equipped with an open systems architecture, including the latest communications, navigation, sensor, and weapon systems, the statement added.
“We can confirm that we have received the remaining five Apache attack helicopters from Boeing,” confirmed spokesperson for the Indian Air Force. ■