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IAF included 8 Apache AH-64E bomber helicopters



IAF included 8 Apache AH-64E bomber helicopters




The Indian Air Force has inducted 8 Apache AH-64-E attack helicopters at Pathankot Air Force Station to enhance its combat capabilities. 


The AH-64E Apache is one of the world's most advanced multi-role combat helicopters.

The chopper is equipped with an advanced targeting system and can be part of an all-weather combat operation.

The IAF had signed a multi-billion dollar contract with the US government and Boeing Ltd in September 2015 for 22 Apache helicopters. 

The Indian Air Force will operate a fleet of 22 Apaches by 2020.

About AIF :


Founded: 8 October 1932, India
Headquarters: New Delhi

About Ah-64E :

The Boeing AH-64 Apache is an American twin-turboshaft attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement and a tandem cockpit for a crew of two. 

It features a nose-mounted sensor suite for target acquisition and night vision systems.

Top speed: 365 km/h