The AH-64 Apache is the most advanced multi-role combat helicopter for the U.S. Army and a growing number of international defense forces. 31 марта 2015, 15:40

An Advanced Multi-role Helicopter

The AH-64 Apache is the world’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopter and is used by the U.S. Army and a growing number of international defense forces. Boeing has delivered more than 2,100 Apaches to customers around the world since the aircraft entered production. The U.S. Army Apache fleet has accumulated (as of Jan 2015) more than 3.9 million flight hours since the first AH-64A was delivered to the U.S. Army
in 1984.

High Performance

AH-64 Apache Milestones

AH-64E Apache
Technical Specifications

AH-64 Apache Customers

Boeing delivered the first U.S. Army Apache AH-64A in January 1984. Since then, the U.S. Army and other nations have received more than 2,100 of the aircraft. Boeing’s international customers include Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

AH-64 Apache Quick Facts

Boeing produced 937 AH-64A Apaches between 1984 and 1997. Some remain in service today, and have:
● Two high-performance turboshaft engines and maximum cruise speed
of 284 kph
● Laser, infrared, and other systems (including target acquisition designation sight/pilot night vision sensor) to locate, track, and attack targets
● A combination of laser-guided precision Hellfire missiles, 70mm rockets, and a 30mm automatic cannon with up to 1,200 high-explosive, dual-purpose ammunition rounds

Boeing’s AH-64D Apache and the AH-64D Apache Longbow have numerous enhancements, including:
● Longer-range weapons accuracy and all-weather/night fighting
● Detection of objects (moving or stationary) without being detected
● Classification and threat-prioritization of up to 128 targets in less than a minute
● Integrated sensors, networking, and digital communications for situational awareness, management of the combat arena in real time, and digital transmission of images and target locations to joint operations battlefield commanders