AH-64 Apache Weapon Systems // Aircraft // Helicopters


Country of Origin: USA

The AH-64 is the U.S. Army's principal gunship/anti-tank helicopter. It was the winner in the 1973-1976 competition for an advanced attack helicopter (AAH), beating out the Bell YAH-63 entry. The AH-64 is intended primarily for the anti-tank role, with an all-weather/night operating capability. It is relatively fast and maneuverable, carries a large anti-armor weapons load, has reduced radar and infrared (IR) signatures, is damage-resistant against most small and medium anti-aircraft...

 

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