Boeing has announced the Indian Air Force’s initial AH-64E Apache and Chinook helicopters have completed their first flights.
India ultimately will receive 22 AH-64E Apaches and 15 CH-47F(I) Chinooks. Deliveries will start next year.
David Koopersmith, vice president and general manager, Boeing Vertical Lift, said: “We look forward to delivering this phenomenal capability to India.
“From coastal operations to high-altitude mountainous missions, these aircraft will play vital roles with the Indian armed forces.”