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Re: Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter
« Reply #15 on: January 19, 2019, 11:56:15 PM »
UK awarded Leonardo Helicopters support contract for Apache AH Mk.1 | Air Recognition - 18 January 2019 14:13
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Leonardo Helicopters (UK) has been awarded a € 325 million contract for the Apache AH Mk.1 Integrated Operational Support (IOS) from the UK MoD, which will maintain the fleet until 2024 (end of their service).

The MOD has awarded a five-year, multi-million-pound deal to Leonardo Helicopters (UK) for the support of the existing fleet of 50 Apache AH Mk.1 attack helicopters. The Apache IOS programme office, located at Leonardo’s Yeovil facility, will continue to manage the IOS contract. The Apache IOS contract will deliver the required levels of aircraft availability whilst reducing through life costs.

Leonardo, through the involvement of its Helicopter and Electronics divisions, will continue to be supported by its industrial partners Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Longbow International to deliver complete spares provisioning, engineering, depth maintenance, repair & overhaul and technical support services for the UK MoD’s fleet of Apache AH Mk.1 helicopters, until they go out of service in 2024.


A key role for 4 Regt AAC is to maintain a force of Apaches on standby to provide an aviation strike capability to the Royal Marines of 3 Commando Brigade, the British military’s extreme cold weather warfare specialists (Picture source: British MoD)

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Re: Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter
« Reply #16 on: March 17, 2019, 03:17:07 PM »
Qatar received first AH-64E Apache Guardian helicopter | Air Recognition - 15 March 2019 16:43
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According to Scramble Magazine, In July 2014, the Qatari government signed an agreement for the acquisition of 24 AH-64Es with associated equipment and training for 70 pilots and 100 ground crewmembers. The $667 million contract was signed in July 2016 and Qatar took an option for the delivery of an additional 24 attack helicopters. This option is not capitalized yet.

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Re: Boeing AH-64 Apache attack helicopter
« Reply #17 on: May 13, 2019, 11:13:21 PM »
https://www.janes.com/article/88463/indian-air-force-receives-first-apache-attack-helicopter

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Indian Air Force receives first Apache attack helicopter
13 May 2019

Delivery of the remaining 18 platforms is expected to be completed by the end of 2020.

The IAF described the acquisition of the twin-engined rotorcraft as "a significant step" towards the modernisation of its helicopter fleet, pointing out that the platforms are being customised to suit the IAF's "future requirements". The helicopters will have "a significant capability in mountainous terrain" and provide "a significant edge in any future joint operations in support of land forces, it added.

The IAF ordered 22 Apache rotorcraft in September 2015 for INR139.5 billion (USD2.02 billion). Senior IAF officers have said that an Apache squadron, comprising 10-11 helicopters, will be stationed at Pathankot near the border with Pakistan, while a second one will be based at Jorhat in northeastern India near the country's disputed border with China.


The IAF received its first Apache Guardian attack helicopter at the Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, on 10 May. Source: Indian Air Force