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The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement, and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew.


U.S. Army AH-64 Apache gunships. Army photo

Israeli air force is equipping Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow attack helicopters with 2 new systems that will improve capability to defend itself from threats.According to official at service HQ weapons systems unit,additional systems will detect threat posed by missiles equipped with infrared or radar seekers.While he declines to provide further details,officer says systems "based on the huge operational experience of the force in using the Apache Longbow in a variety of combat scenarios".


The #Apache is a twin-engined army attack helicopter developed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing). It entered service with the US Army in 1984 and has been exported to Egypt, Greece, Israel, the Netherlands, Japan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the UK.

from Mail Online

Britain's 66 Apache helicopter gunships could become redundant after America opts for an updated model

Britain's American-made AH-64D helicopters face becoming redundant because the U.S. has decided to stop using the AH-64D model and adopt a newer variant, the AH-64E