Category: AH-64

U.S. State Dept. approves $3.5 billion Apache helo sale to Australia

The U.S. Department of State has approved a potential sale of twenty-nine Boeing AH-64E Apache helicopters to Australia. On June 03, 2017, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, the Pentagon’s top arms broker, announced that the U.S. State Department has cleared possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Australia of AH-64E Apache helicopters and related […]

Lockheed Martin gets $49M contract for Apache’s targeting and pilotage system

The U.S. Department of Defense and Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday an agreement worth about $49,4 million for the Apache helicopter’s targeting and pilotage system. The contract award from U.S. Army Contracting Command enables the company to provide AH-64 Apache Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (MTADS/PNVS) performance-based logistics program. Work will be […]

U.S. Army Apache helicopter makes emergency landing in Romania

A U.S. Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopter had to make an emergency landing in a field near Pecineaga commune in Constanța, Romania on Tuesday. According to local media, the Apache was forced to make an emergency landing during one of the phases of the annual large-scale U.S. Army-led, multinational, joint exercise. “The helicopters safely landed […]

South Korea to buy more attack helicopters

South Korean media reported on Wednesday that the Republic of Korea Armed Forces has reportedly decided to buy additional attack helicopters. On March 10, Bizhankook.com reported that the South Korean military has decided to buy more heavy-attack helicopters to lead the deployment across enemy lines should conflict erupt on the Korean Peninsula. The new acquisition […]

U.S. Army first operational unit receives newest version of Apache helicopter

The U.S. Army has reported that its first operational unit has received the latest version of the legendary Apache Apache attack helicopter. According to a recent service news release, the 1-229th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion becomes the first operational unit to receive the AH-64E version 6 (V6) Apache helicopter. The V6 is equipped with an open systems design […]

Australian Army selects AH-64E Apache to replace Tiger helicopters

The Australian military has confirmed that it has selected the Boeing AH-64E Apache as its armed reconnaissance helicopter to replace the Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) from 2025. On Friday, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds announced that the replacement for the Tiger ARH would be the Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian. “The Australian Army’s armed reconnaissance capability […]

Boeing nabs $24 million for AH-64D/E Apache support

Aerospace giant Boeing Co. has been contracted for logistics support for the AH-64D/E Apache attack helicopter, according to a press release issued by U.S. Department of Defense. The deal, which was a modification to a previous contract, was worth almost $24,1 million and covered work in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of May […]