Qatar order for 24 AH-64E Apaches confirmed

Qatar order for 24 AH-64E Apaches confirmed 8 Jun, 16, Source: HeliHub.com

The US Department of Defense yesterday confirmed the order of twenty-four AH-64E Apache helicopters from the middle eastern country of Qatar, along with one Longbow crew trainer, ground support equipment and Thales avionics.  Boeing has been awarded a $667M contract.

Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020.  Funds in the amount of $136,132,068 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-16-C-0040).

Jeremy Parkin – HeliHub.com

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