Apache copter delivery in July: Boeing

  1. Boeing officials has said that India will receive the first batch of Apache attack helicopters and one C-17 transport aircraft in July-August this year.
  2. The AH-64 Apache is a multi-role combat helicopter and is used by the US Army and a number of international defence forces.
  3. It is equipped with all-weather and night-fighting features apart from an advanced weapons system.
  4. The Apache has advanced laser, infrared, and target acquisition designation, including other systems, to locate, track and attack targets.
  5. It also has (a)stealth characteristics (b)advanced sensors and (c)beyond-visual-range missiles.