AH-64 Apache

The USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache. Here’s why.

The USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache. Here’s why.

The AH-1 Cobra A member of the prolific Huey family conceived, developed and built by Bell Helicopter, the AH-1 Cobra… Read More

2 months ago

US Army AH-64 gunner recalls when he got the call sign “Muddy” because he had diarrhea in his Apache during an attack training mission

Diarrhea in the cockpit of an attack helicopter Diarrhea was a common and serious medical condition that afflicted many US… Read More

3 months ago

AH-64E V6.5, the newest version of the Apache attack helicopter, Completes First Flight

The AH-64E Apache V6.5 The newest version of the AH-64E Apache has successfully flown with an upgraded capabilities suite as… Read More

5 months ago

Sikorsky unveils RAIDER X, next-gen scout helicopter prototype for US Army’s FARA competition aimed to develop a successor to the Bell OH-58 Kiowa

Sikorsky RAIDER X On Oct. 9, 2023, Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company, introduced RAIDER X, its concept for a fast,… Read More

5 months ago

US Army AH-64E Apache attack helicopter Version 6.5 upgrade Enhanced capabilities unveiled

AH-64E Apache Version 6.5 upgrade The US Army’s AH-64 Apache helicopter is and will remain the Army’s Attack helicopter for… Read More

8 months ago

US Army AH-64 Pilot reveals the (tiny) reason why he would choose the AH-64 over the AH-1 Cobra / AH-1Z Viper

‘While I’ve only flown AH-64s, I have extensive experience with AH-1s from joint operations. Both systems may engage the same… Read More

10 months ago

Boeing secures $1.9 billion order to produce 184 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for US Army, International Customers

Boeing will build 184 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for the US Army and international customers, including the first Apaches for… Read More

12 months ago

Boeing, US Army AH-64 Apache attack helicopters Achieve 5 Million Flight Hours, Equivalent to Flying nonstop for more than 208,333 Days or 570 Years and Nine Months

Additionally, 1.3 million of those five million flight hours were accomplished during combat. Boeing and the AH-64 team are observing… Read More

12 months ago

Meet Boeing Modernized Apache concept, the next evolution of the current AH-64E v6 attack helicopter featuring a longer wing with three hard points per wing

Touting it as the next evolution of the current AH-64E v6 attack helicopter, the Modernized Apache can be differentiated externally… Read More

1 year ago

A-10 pilot explains why the Warthog would win a fight against an AH-64 Apache attack helicopter all other things being equal (pilot skill, full weapons load, clear weather)

‘All other things being equal (pilot skill, full weapons load, clear weather, etc.), the A-10 has the clear advantage, and… Read More

1 year ago

Poland wants to buy 96 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters

The AH-64E Apache attack helicopters will first be deployed to the 18th Mechanized Division. The Polish Ministry of National Defence… Read More

1 year ago

Former USAF Avionics Technician explains why the Armed Drone caused the Cancellation of the RAH-66 Comanche program

‘While the RAH-66 was being perfected, the armed drone came along and did the job of the Comanche better, and… Read More

2 years ago

Australian Army to acquire 29 new AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to replace its Tiger helicopters

The new AH-64E Apache attack helicopters will replace the Australian Army’s existing Tiger helicopters. The Government of Australia has unveiled… Read More

2 years ago

The Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne was more advanced than today’s AH-64 Apache, but it never went in production. Here’s why.

The Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne attack helicopter In the 1960s, the Army tested the Lockheed AH-56A Cheyenne, an attack helicopter that… Read More

2 years ago

Here’s why the USMC deems upgraded versions of the AH-1 Cobra more capable than the AH-64 Apache

The USMC buys the AH-1 Cobra instead of the AH-64 Apache The AH-1 Cobra is a two-blade rotor, single-engine attack… Read More

2 years ago

British Army Apache attack helicopter mistakenly opens fire at Wattisham Flying Station

The incident took place after the Apache suffered a malfunction during a live firing training exercise and was forced to… Read More

3 years ago