Apache Attack Helicopter:
The Indian Army is preparing to induct six Apache attack helicopters armed with Stinger air-to-air missiles, Hellfire Longbow air-to-ground missiles, guns, and rockets.
- Apache Attack Helicopter is the world’s most advanced multi-role combat helicopter.
- Country of Origin is United States
- Manufacturer by Boeing
- It is also known as the Apache Guardian.
- The AH-64E attack helicopter is the latest version of the Apache used by the US Army.
- Other purchasers: India, Egypt, Greece, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, South Korea, Kuwait, Netherlands, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, UAE, and the UK.
- AH-64E Apache is designed and equipped with open systems architecture to incorporate the latest communications, navigation, sensor, and weapon systems.
- It has greater thrust and lift, joint digital operability, improved survivability, and cognitive decision-aiding.
- The AH-64E includes a new integrated infrared laserthat allows for easier target designation and enhanced infrared imagery that blends infrared and night vision capabilities..