Boeing announced Sunday that it has won a $29 Million worth contract to supply eight AH64E Apache attack helicopters to Indonesia.
The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement, and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew. It features a nose-mounted sensor suite for target acquisition and night vision systems. It is armed with a 30 mm (1.18 in) M230 Chain Gun carried between the main landing gear, under the aircraft's forward fuselage.
It has four hardpoints mounted on stub-wing pylons, typically carrying a mixture of AGM-114 Hellfire missiles and Hydra 70 rocket pods. The AH-64 has a large amount of systems redundancy to improve combat survivability.
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Boeing has delivered the first simulators for ground-based F-22 Raptor aircraft with an immersive, 360-degree visual environment. The delivery of Advanced Visual System has improved the realism of ground-based F-22 Raptor training center
Boeing and the US Air Force successfully completed the first flight of the KC-46 tanker test program on 28 December. As part of a contract awarded in 2011 to design and develop the Air Forces next-generation tanker aircraft, Boeing is building four test aircraft – two 767-2Cs and two KC-46A Tankers
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Canada has decided to extend the service life of its aging fleet of CF-18 Hornet fighters affecting the prospects of Lockheed Martin and Boeing selling their latest fighters such as the F-35 and F/A-18 in jeopardy. Canada said in September that it would extend the life of its fighters to 2025 from the previous 2020 end-date
Indonesian Armys first Boeing Apache helicopter is reportedly undergoing flight tests in the US. According to the report by
The Indonesian Navy plans to set up a Traffic Management Center (TMC) to monitor sea traffic in a bid to offer safety and security by providing traffic on sea lanes' information, Antara news reported Wednesday. The Indonesian Navy plans to have a TMC similar to the one belonging to the Indonesian Police for monitoring road traffic, Indonesian Navy spokesperson Vice Admiral Manahan Simorangkir was quoted as saying by the agency
Indonesian Air Force has requested for more sophisticated fighter jets such as Sukhoi Su-35s to replace its F-5 Tigers, Antara News reported Wednesday. “Russian-made Sukhoi SU-35 meets the requirements of TNI-AUs weaponry system,” Chief of Air Force Vice Marshall Agus Suprianta was quoted as saying after opening a leadership meeting of the air force
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