Tata Inaugurates Apache Fuselage Facility, 01-Mar-18 : Hyderabad facility in India will be sole producer of AH-64 Apache helicopter fuselages globally. India ordered 22 AH-64E Apache with deliveries scheduled to begin in 2019
L3 Awarded Contract for US Army AH-64E MUMT-X, 30-Oct-17 : L3 Technologies received production contract worth $97 million in support of the U.S. Army’s Apache Manned/Unmanned Teaming (MUM-T) eXpanded Capabilities (MUMT-X) helicopter program
Apache’ M‑TADS/PNVS Next-Generation Sensor, 09-Oct-17 : Lockheed Martin received $337M for first batch of AH-64E Apache’ Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M‑TADS/PNVS) systems for the US Army, UK and Saudi Arabia
First Ever Helicopter Laser Firing, 26-Jun-17 : Raytheon and US Special Operations Command completed a successful flight test of a high energy laser system onboard an AH-64 Apache helicopter at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico
South Carolina Guard Folding Apache’ Blades, 07-Apr-17 : South Carolina Army National Guard 1-151st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion (ARB) trained on a new blade folding kit for the AH-64 Apache at McEntire Joint National Guard Base (JNGB)
US Army Sign $3.4B Contract for 268 AH-64E, 16-Mar-17 : In the first multi-year agreement for the Apache “E” variant. The U.S. Army will receive 244 remanufactured Apaches while 24 new ones will go to the international customer during next 5 years.
Fort Bliss Apaches set to Deploy to Europe, 19-Jan-17 : 24 AH-64 Apaches from 1-501 AVN based at Fort Bliss, Texas will join the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade in their deployment to Europe as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve.
Lockheed Martin to Upgrade AH-64E Sensor, 03-Oct-16 : Lockheed Martin to upgrade the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) on the Boeing AH-64E Apache
ATEC HPW3000 Engine for Black Hawk and Apache, 23-Aug-16 : Two-year contract, part of US Army’s Improved Turbine Engine program (ITEP) to support the design of ATEC’s HPW3000, a 3,000 shp new turbine engine for the Black Hawk and Apache
Brimstone Trials for British AH-64E Apache, 13-Jul-16 : FIA 2016 MBDA and Boeing successfully completed trials firings of the Brimstone air–to-surface precision attack weapon to confirm the feasibility of integrating in the British Army AH-64E Apache
US Army Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP), 03-May-16 : The US Army Improved Turbine Engine Program (ITEP) will eventually replace the existing General Electric T700-GE-701C/D engines that now power AH-64 Apache and UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters