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AH-64 Apache

Country of Origin: USA

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On May 13, 1989, a series of intense storms generating winds of over 87 knots (100 mph 161 kph) hit Fort Hood, Texas, and damaged 245 aircraft (mostly helicopters), including 111 Apaches; 33 Apaches were reported to have been damaged extensively. Early damage estimates, including all building and aircraft damage, totaled almost $1 billion.

By August 1989, the Army reported that it had been able to repair many more components than had first been estimated and was able to reduce the...

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