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IAF gets 4 Apache Helicopters from US

Current context: The Indian Air force has received the first four of the 22 Apache helicopters from US aerospace Boeing.
IAF gets 4 Apache Helicopters from US
  • The AH-64E Apache helicopters are received after 4 years of a multi-billion dollar deal for choppers that took place on September 2015.
  • The 4 apache helicopters will be taken over at Hindan airbase and then move to the Pathankot Air Force station for formal induction by the IAF.
  • Apache is the only combat helicopter with a spectrum of capabilities for any mission requirement with greater thrust and lift, improved survivability, digital operability etc.
  • The AH-64E Apache is one of the world's most advanced multi-role helicopter and is uniquely made to suit the commander’s need including qualities like reconnaissance, security, peacekeeping operations in both land and littoral environment.
  • The US company has delivered around 2200 apache helicopters across the world and India is the 14th nation to receive it.

Question: 

Q.1 Indian Air Force has bought the AH-64E Apache helicopters from which country?
a. Russia
b. UK
c. France
d. USA
IAF gets 4 Apache Helicopters from US IAF gets 4 Apache Helicopters from US Reviewed by Neha on July 28, 2019 Rating: 5

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