Boeing receives order from India for 37 helicoptersStaff writer ▼ | October 1, 2015
The India Ministry of Defence has finalized its order with Boeing for production, training and support of Apache and Chinook helicopters.
Defense India will get 22 AH-64E Apache and 15 CH-47F Chinook helicopters
The AH-64E Apache, the most modern variant also flown by the U. S. Army, features enhanced performance, joint digital operability, improved survivability and cognitive decision aiding.
The CH-47F Chinook is an advanced multi-mission helicopter operated by the U.S. Army and 18 other defense forces. The Chinook has proven its ability to operate in the range of conditions that typify the Indian subcontinent, including delivering heavy payloads to high altitudes.
India is the 14th nation to select the Apache and the 19th nation to select the Chinook. ■