Boeing AH-64 Apache

The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a fower-blade, twin-ingine attack helicopter wi a tailwheel-type laundin gear arrangement, an a tandem cockpit for a twa-man crew.

AH-64 Apache
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An AH-64 Apache frae the U.S. Airmy's 101st Aviation Regiment in Iraq
Role Attack helicopter
Naitional oreegin Unitit States
Manufacturer Hughes Helicopters (1975–84)
McDonnell Douglas (1984–97)
Boeing Defense, Space & Security (1997–present)
Designer Hughes Helicopters
First flicht 30 September 1975[1]
Introduction April 1986[2]
Status In service
Primar uisers Unitit States Airmy
Israel Air Force
Egyptian Air Force
Ryal Netherlands Air Force
Produced 1983–present
Nummer biggit 2,000 as o Mairch 2013[3]
Unit cost
AH-64A: US$20M (2007)
AH-64D: US$65M (2010)[4]
AH-64E: US$35.5M (FY2014)[5]
Variants AgustaWestland Apache


  1. "Boeing Marks 25th Anniversary of Apache First Flight Sept. 30". Boeing. 2 October 2000.
  2. Haynes, Mary L. and Cheryl Morai Young, ed. "Department of the Army Historical Summary, FY 1987, Chapter 5: Modernizing and Equipping the Army". Center of Military History, United States Army, 1995.
  3. Sterling, Robert. "Apache helicopters roar ahead". Boeing. Retrieved 16 July 2014.
  4. "Modernizing the Army's Rotary-Wing Aviation Fleet". Congressional Budget Office. November 2007.
  5. "United States Department Of Defense Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Request Program Acquisition Cost By Weapon System" (pdf). Office Of The Under Secretary Of Defense (Comptroller)/ Chief Financial Officer. March 2014. p. 18.