They discovered that deep enmity existed between the Apaches
and the Mexicans, "blood feuds born of the Mexican Revolution.
quarterback Gary Cox spent the afternoon dodging a relentless Steeler rush, completing the only pass of the day.
The IDM gives Longbow Apaches
with fire control radars the ability to "handover" digital targeting data to other AH-64Ds without radars.
During the so-called Indian Wars in the mid-to-late 1800s, the mountain variously provided sanctuary to the Apaches
and served as a summer recuperation area for ailing U.
We are delighted that Boeing selected the RAH-66 Comanche MTSU built by Harris for the Apache
Longbow," said Bob Henry, president, Harris Government Communications Systems Division (GCSD).
Because of the messages that Apaches
get from the mainstream culture, they don't think success is for them,'' said Abdul-Jabbar, 51.
Meanwhile, the first Army aviators trained this summer as Longbow Apache
instructor pilots have joined McDonnell Douglas in training other Army pilots who will fly the Longbow Apaches
during upcoming field testing.
The total procurement includes 10 Apaches
for the U.
The fifth and sixth Longbow Apaches
, both designed to operate without Longbow Fire Control Radars, made their maiden flights this year ahead of schedule.
The Army plans to upgrade all of its combat-proven AH-64A Apaches
into the AH-64C/D configuration, which take advantage of the latest technologies developed for tomorrow's aircraft.
We've come a long way since the first Apaches
were delivered nearly a decade ago," said Dean Borgman, president of McDonnell Douglas' helicopter operations.
During their time in Southwest Asia, the Apaches
flew more than 18,700 hours and maintained a readiness rate average of more than 86 percent in one of the harshest environments on earth.
The agreement includes an option for eight additional Apaches
, and Greece has expressed interest in increasing that option by four aircraft.
Four AH-64A Apaches
will be modified into Longbow Apache
Army success on the next- generation battlefield -- has been successfully demonstrated by an airborne AH-64D Longbow Apache
prototype for the first time.