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India plans to procure 22 AH-64D Block III Apache Helicopters

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AH-64D Block III Apache Helicopters of US Army

WASHINGTON (BNS): The Government of India has plans to procure 22 AH-64D Block III Apache helicopters from US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) under the Foreign Military Sale (FMS) programme.

Under the proposal, a possible sale of 50 T700-GE-701D engines, 12AN/APG-78 Fire Control Radars, 12 AN/APR-48A Radar Frequency Interferometers, 812 AGM-114L-3 HELLFIRE LONGBOW missiles, 542 AGM-114R-3 HELLFIRE II missiles, 245 STINGER Block I-92H missiles, 23 Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors and logistics support services and other related elements of logistics support will be provided by Boeing- US Army.

According to DSCA, the Government of India has yet to select the Boeing-United States Army proposal.

The estimated cost of the contract is $1.4 billion.

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