American Aerospace company Boeing delivers all final Apache & Chinook helicopters to Indian Air force. Recently Boeing delivered the last of the 5 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters to IAF at the Hindan Air Force Station (Air base in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh).
Boeing has completed delivery of all 22 new AH-64E Apache to IAF. The Boeing AH-64 Apache were deployed at the Leh airbase (Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport) as part of the forward movement of assets, amid the stand-off with Mainland China in Ladakh. Boeing also handed over the last 5 of the 15 CH-47F(I) Chinook heavy-lift helicopters to the Indian Air force.
Agreement between India and the US
- The Indian Air force inducted the first batch of Apaches in September Last year and based them at Air Force Station, Pathankot, Punjab.
- India contracted 22 Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopters and 15 Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters from Boeing through the Foreign Military Sales programme of the U.S.A government in September 2015 under a USD 3 billion deal.
Assembly Units of Apache and Chinook helicopters
- Boeing’s joint venture in Hyderabad, Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (Aerospace company in Telangana), has been producing aero-structures for the Boeing AH-64 Apache helicopter for both the U.S.A Army and international customers.
- Boeing’s suppliers in India are manufacturing critical systems and components for the Boeing CH-47 Chinook, including the crown and tailcone assembly by the Tata Advanced Systems and the ramp and Aft Pylon by Dynamatic Technologies.
Headquarters of Boeing: Chicago, US
Boeing Founded: 15 July 1916.
President and CEO of Boeing: David L. Calhoun.
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