Apache AH MK1

The Apache AH-Mk.1 has been developed from the US AH-64D Apache, and built by AgustaWestland under licence from Boeing for the British Army. Battle proven and effective on current operations the Apache AH Mk.1 is equipped with two RTM322 engines giving unique ‘hot and high’ capability. The ability to classify and prioritise ground and air targets, a 30mm accurate chin mounted machine gun and ability to carry the latest in weapon technology make Apache suited to precision attack, air escort, reconnaissance, anti-armour and deep operations. Self protection is assured by an integrated Defensive Aids Suite (DAS).

Technical Data


Weights
Max take off 9525 kg 20995 lb

Engine rating (2 x Rolls Royce turbomeca RTM322)
Take Off power 1566 kW 2100 shp

Crew 
Crew 2

External Dimensions
Overall length 17,57 m 57.64 ft
Overall height 4,95 m 16,30 ft
Rotor diameter 14,63 m 48,00 ft

Performance
Cruise speed 259 km/h 140 kts
Hovering IGE (ISA + 15, Mission GW) 3505 m 11500 ft
Max range 537 km 290 nm
Max endurance 2 h 45 min
Fuel capacity 1421 l 312 USgal


Equipment

  • Chaff and flare dispensers
  • Infrared suppressors
  • Laser warning system
  • Missile approach warning system

Avionics

  • Longbow fire control radar
  • TADS PNVS - Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor
  • IHADSS - Integrated helmet and display sight system
  • Fully integrated MANPRINT cockpit with colour displays
  • Integrated GPS/INS/Doppler navigation system

Armament

  • CRV-7 80 mm rockets
  • Hellfire missiles
  • 30 mm nose mounted chain gun

Brochures

Apache
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