See pics: The game changer, IAF crew trains on the first attack helicopter Apache in the US

Indian Air Force crew started its training on Apache helicopters in the US. The Boeing AH-64E Apache attack helicopter is a twin-turbo shaft with tandem cockpit for two crew and a tail wheel-type landing gear arrangement. The helicopter which will enhance combat capability of IAF is expected to be delivered by 2020, and the deal was inked in 2015, as reported earlier.

Out of the 22, delivery of the 15 Chinooks for which a contract was signed in September 2015, is expected to begin next year to be completed by 2020.

As has been reported earlier, private sector Company like Dynamatics are building large sections of Chinook, and the Tata Boeing joint venture in Hyderabad is building the complete fuselage of the Apache.

According to media reports, in 2017, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) had approved the purchase of six Apache helicopters for the first fleet of attack helicopters for the Indian Army, loaded with the weapons system from the US aerospace giant Boeing with weapons at a cost of Rs 4,168 crore.

Announced by the Boeing Company, fuselages for this Army order will be produced by Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited, a joint venture between Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems in Hyderabad.  Read More

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