First Taiwan's AH64D Block III handed over in US
Army procurement to the U.S. AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters, the first aircraft in the U.S. handover. Helicopter known as
Army procurement to the U.S. AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters, the first aircraft in the U.S. handover. Helicopter known as "the world's only fourth-generation attack helicopter firepower, and a variety of advanced with the United States itself has only recently started with.
Guojun procurement to the United States 30 AH-64D Apache Longbow Block III helicopter, the Boeing production line in Arizona Mercedes (Meza,), produced, including, the first aircraft recently completed in the factory, held the handover ceremony, Boeing executive vice president of Smith Greg Smith, the key of the aircraft and flight record book to the Chinese Army Commander General Xiang Li-chou, a symbol of the Republic of China now have the most elite in this type helicopter.
Block III, military procurement, not only with the cannon can be mounted rocket or missile, with a strong fire, and serve as battlefield management platform, you can also command the unmanned aircraft. This helicopter can detect and attack hiding in the shelters in the rear, you can also connect computers and other helicopters, as long as one to detect the target, other helicopters can expand the coordinated attack, so have been military publications praised as a "global CD a fourth-generation attack helicopter. " The helicopter can also be engaged in humanitarian relief tasks.
The U.S. Army began in November last year to receive the first Block III, is expected to be set up in November this year, combat units of the first Block III.