AH-64 Apache

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The AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter is the primary attack helicopter of the United States.

AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter

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Boeing AH-64 Apache is the premier attack helicopter of the United States Army. Numerous enhancements and modifications over the past decades gave this all-weather, four-bladed, twin engine chopper the fearsome reputation as the best attack helicopter in the world. It’s plethora of armaments and nose-mounted sensor makes it the weapon of choice opposite enemy tanks and helicopters. It is equipped with a M230A1 30mm chain gun cannon, AGM-114 hellfire rockets, and Hydra 70 70mm anti-tank missiles. It comes in variants from AH-64A, the popular AH-64D and the latest AH-64E configurations.



AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter | USA

Weapons Base Power Stats
Country: United States
Produced: 1975
Maker: Hughes, McDonell Douglas, Boeing
Length: 58.17 feet (17.73 meters)
Rotor Diameter: 48 feet 0 inches (14.63 meters)
Height: 12.7 feet (3.87 meters)
Max Speed: 182 mph (293 kph)
Service Ceiling: 21,000 feet (6,400 m)
Combat Radius: 300 miles (480 km)
Loaded Weight: 17,650 (8,000 kg)
Empty Weight: 11,387 pounds (5,165 kg)
Power Source: General Electric T700-GE-701
Generated: 1,994 shp (1,487 kW)
Rotor System: 4-Blades Main • 4-Blades Tail
Armor: Not Known
Main Gun: M230A1 Chain Gun 30mm (1x)
Missile AG: Hydra 70 • CRV7 • APKWS
Missile AA: AGM-114 Hellfire • AIM-92
Payload: 1,700pounds
Crew: 2
Cost: $35.5 Million (2014 dollars)
Status: Active
AA = Anti-Air • AG = Anti-Ground • AN = Anti-Naval
Weapons Base Bonus Factor
AN/APG-78 Longbow Radar (Fire Control)
Forward Looking Infrared Sensor (FLIR)
Pilot Night Vision Sensor (PNVS)
Target Distance Sensor (TDS)

AH-64 Apache Attack Helicopter | USA

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