Saturday, 22 January, 2022
TopicApache Helicopters

Topic: Apache Helicopters

India is a market like no other, Boeing says as it outlines 20-year plan

Boeing currently has 62 aircraft in operation with the Indian military — Apache, Chinook, P8I, C17 — and is eyeing fighter contracts from IAF and Navy.

IAF deploys Apache attack helicopters and Chinooks in Ladakh, increases combat air patrols

Apaches were brought to provide close air support to the ground forces, while Chinooks were brought to enable faster deployment of troops and equipment.

IAF’s brand new & expensive Apache chopper makes emergency landing due to technical glitch

In a span of 24 hours, one of IAF's oldest and the newest choppers have made emergency landings.

Army and IAF fought over Apache choppers, costing us Rs 2,500 crore more. Blame their silos

Purchase of 28 Apache helicopters is the prime example of how India could have worked out a better deal had the IAF and Army not acted in silos.

Apache, Chinook choppers to take part in Republic Day flypast for first time

The Chinooks will comprise 3 newly-inducted transport helicopters in 'vic' formation, while the Apaches will be in arrowhead formation on 26 January.

IAF will get last batch of Apache helicopters by March 2020, says Air Chief Marshal Dhanoa

Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa, who inducted eight of the US-made Apache helicopters Tuesday, said the Apache AH-64E will enhance the IAF's operational capabilities.

8 Apache choppers added to fleet, IAF combat capabilities & strike options get big boost

Apache AH 64E, an out-and-out attack helicopter, will replace Mi-35s that were designed to carry troops into heavily-defended territories.

IAF gets its first 4 attack helicopters as Apache touches down in India

The Apache AH-64E is one of the deadliest attack helicopters, and comes equipped with a cannon, rockets and missiles. IAF believes it’ll be a game-changer.

Boeing says Indian Army’s six new Apache choppers will be the ‘most lethal’

The Indian Army is getting the first batch of these helicopters in 2019.

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Indian drawing room talk on ‘merit’ stands demolished by Supreme Court NEET ruling

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Defence

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China ‘not that nice country’, giving money to dictators & killers: German Navy chief in India

Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schonbach later issued a clarification, saying comments were his 'personal view' and not German defence ministry's, and expressing them was a 'mistake'.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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