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By Chris Bishop

The Boeing (McDonnell Douglas, previously Hughes) AH-64A Apache is the USA Army's fundamental assault helicopter, and the main complicated helicopter gunship flying this present day. the costliest rotary-winged plane ever equipped while it used to be brought within the early Nineteen Eighties, it has for the reason that proved its worthy on battlefields around the world, seeing motion within the Gulf struggle, Afghanistan, Bosnia, Kosovo and the hot clash in Iraq. This publication examines the layout, improvement and deployment of a quick-reacting, airborne guns procedure that could struggle shut and deep to ruin, disrupt, or hold up enemy forces.

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Artillery is a wonderful asset, but you need an observer, you need a sensor, and then you’ve got the artillery tube as the shooter. An Apache can do all of that, and it’s always moving. On station in the valley from dawn on the battle’s first day, the Apaches flew again and again through withering small-arms, heavy machine-gun and rocket-propelled grenade fire to provide fire support to the beleaguered infantry troops. The Apache’s toughness came into its own that day. Any other helicopters would have been shot out of the sky; while five out of the seven were non-mission-capable by the end of the first day, they got their crews home.

23 48 “deep” operations 16 “deliberate” attacks 15 Djibouti 33 Drenz, Brigadier Charles 9 Drew, Lieutenant Tom 3 DTM (data transfer module) 12 Duluiyah 37 EFABs (Enhanced Forward Avionics Bays) 12 Egypt: AH-64A Apaches 42 EH101 Merlin helicopter 42 Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska 21 FARP (Forward Area Refueling Point) 19 FFAR (Folding-Fin Aerial Rockets) 7 Global Positioning System (GPS) 10, 14 Greece: AH-64A Apaches 40, 41 Gulf War (1991) 3–4, 17–20 Habbaniyah 37 Halutz, Dan 43 “hasty” attacks 15 Hellfire missiles 4, 8, 11, 12, 13–14, 13, 14, 36 Hizbollah 43–4 Honeywell AN/APN-209 radar altimeter 12 Hydra 70 rockets 14 IFOR (Implementation Force) 22 Israel: AH-64A Apaches (Peten) 43–4, 43, 47, 47, G1 Dragon Fury 34 Enduring Freedom 36 Grapes of Wrath 43–4 Iraqi Freedom 35–7, 46 Joint Endeavor 22 Joint Forge 22 Joint Guard 22, 24 Just Cause 16 Provide Comfort 21 Panama 16–17 Plessey AN/ASN-157 Doppler navigation system 12 radar 7, 11, 24 RAH-66 Comanche (Boeing-Sikorsky) 38, 39, 40 Rogers, General Bernard C.

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