Apache

DigiFlight awarded $13M contract for programmatic support of Apache

DigiFlight awarded $13M contract for programmatic support of Apache

16-Jun-2021Source: US DoD

DigiFlight Inc.,* Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a $13,802,929 modification (P00003) to contract W31P4Q-21-F-D003 for programmatic support for the Apache Attack Helicopter. Work will be performed in Columbia, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of May 23, 2022. Fiscal 2021 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $13,802,929 were obligated at the time of the... Read more

Boeing awarded $436M more on Apache AH-64E contract

Boeing awarded $436M more on Apache AH-64E contract

26-Apr-2021

The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $436,691,186 modification (P00077) to contract W58RGZ-16-C-0023 for full rate production of Apache AH-64E aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2025. Fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement, Army funds in the amount of $436,691,186 were obligated at the time of... Read more

IronMountain Soluntions awarded $13M contract for Apache support

IronMountain Soluntions awarded $13M contract for Apache support

23-Apr-2021Source: US DoD

IronMountain Solutions Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $13,103,286 modification (P00002) to contract W31P4Q-21-F-B003 for technical management support for the Apache attack helicopter project manager’s office. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2022. Fiscal 2019 and 2020 aircraft procurement, Army funds; and fiscal 2021 Foreign Military... Read more

Mercury Systems Delivers 1,000th Apache Ethernet Routing Device to Boeing

Mercury Systems Delivers 1,000th Apache Ethernet Routing Device to Boeing

11-Feb-2021Source: Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, has achieved a significant milestone with the delivery of the 1,000th ethernet routing device (ERD) to Boeing. The ERD is a rugged line-replaceable unit (LRU) designed for aviation applications where extreme temperature, shock and vibration are prevalent. It... Read more

Newest version Apache lands at first operation unit

Newest version Apache lands at first operation unit

29-Jan-2021Source: US Air Force

Following the conclusion of a three-day journey Jan 14 originating from the manufacturing facilities in Mesa, Ariz. the 1-229th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM), Wash., becomes the first operational unit to receive the AH-64E version 6 (V6) Apache helicopter. The V6 is equipped with an open systems design including the latest communications,... Read more

Boeing marks 35 years of Field Reps with US Army Apaches

Boeing marks 35 years of Field Reps with US Army Apaches

7-Jan-2021Source: Boeing

Boeing’s [NYSE: BA] latest contract from the U.S. Army continues to build on a legacy of customer field support for the Army’s AH-64 Apache. Under the projected five-year, $83.3 million max indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity agreement, 15 Boeing field service representatives will be dedicated to the U.S. Army’s Apache fleet. Boeing has provided field service... Read more

L3 Technologies awarded $29M for manned/unmanned teaming hardware, technical and engineering support for Apache

L3 Technologies awarded $29M for manned/unmanned teaming hardware, technical and engineering support for Apache

23-Dec-2020Source: L3 Technologies

L3 Technologies Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, was awarded a $29,197,837 firm-fixed-price contract for the manned/unmanned teaming hardware, as well as technical and engineering support, for the Apache helicopter.  Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.  Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, with an estimated completion date of June 30,... Read more

US Forces Korea struggles to conduct Apache live-fire training

US Forces Korea struggles to conduct Apache live-fire training

19-Nov-2020Source: The Korea Times

The U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) is struggling to find a replacement firing range for its Apache helicopters following noise and other complaints from nearby residents. See Full Story. ... Read more

Boeing Delivers 2,500th AH-64 Apache

Boeing Delivers 2,500th AH-64 Apache

28-Jul-2020Source: Boeing

Boeing [NYSE: BA] recently delivered its 2,500th AH-64 Apache helicopter, an E-model Apache for the U.S. Army, from the company’s production line in Mesa, Arizona. The first production AH-64, an A-model Apache, rolled off the assembly line on September 30, 1983, and was delivered by Boeing heritage company McDonnell Douglas to the U.S. Army in... Read more

Morocco Orders 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache Helicopters

Morocco Orders 24 Boeing AH-64E Apache Helicopters

26-Jun-2020Source: Boeing

Morocco is the 17th country to acquire the Boeing AH-64 Apache through a contract for 24 of the helicopters that was recently signed. Boeing has delivered nearly 2,500 Apache helicopters to 16 nations to date, including the U.S., Netherlands, Greece, United Kingdom, Japan, India, Singapore, South Korea and Saudi Arabia. Deliveries to Morocco are expected... Read more

Jolly Green II, Apache fly together in joint test

Jolly Green II, Apache fly together in joint test

8-Jun-2020Source: US Air Force

Those common, vibrating “Thwip” helicopter sounds arrived well before they showed up, as 413th Flight Test Squadron personnel turned to look to the North here May 19. Seconds later, two helicopters appeared and the sounds and vibrations intensified. The Air Force’s newest combat search and rescue helicopter, the HH-60W Jolly Green II, lead the way... Read more

Training expands to meet need for US Army Apache pilots

Training expands to meet need for US Army Apache pilots

28-Apr-2020Source: US Army

The Army has found a viable alternative to assist Fort Rucker in the training of D model Apache instructor pilots and maintenance test pilots. The last D model IP/MTP courses at Fort Rucker ended in early April, which meant D model IPs/MTPs would have to be taught another way. Among those that needed training were... Read more

Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of 36 AH-64E Apaches

Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of 36 AH-64E Apaches

27-Apr-2020Source: DSCA

The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Morocco of thirty-six (36) AH-64E Apache attack helicopters and related equipment for an estimated cost of $4.25 billion.  The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on November 19, 2019. The Government of Morocco... Read more

Boeing Delivers 500th AH-64E Apache

Boeing Delivers 500th AH-64E Apache

17-Apr-2020Source: Boeing

Production, flight test and deliveries of the AH-64E Apache helicopter continue at the Boeing [NYSE: BA] site in Mesa, Arizona. With 500 AH-64E Apaches in service with the United States Army and defense forces around the world, the ‘Echo’ model provides enhanced performance; joint digital interoperability; situational awareness and survivability with reduced operational and support... Read more

Boeing awarded $62M support contract for AH-64D/E

Boeing awarded $62M support contract for AH-64D/E

11-Mar-2020Source: US DoD

The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $62,294,566 modification (PZ0005) to contract W58RGZ-19-C-0024 for performance-based logistics support for the AH-64D/E Apache Attack helicopter.  Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2024.  Fiscal 2019 Army working capital funds in the amount of $62,294,566 were obligated at the... Read more

Follow-on Testing for LONGBOW Fire Control Radar Successful

Follow-on Testing for LONGBOW Fire Control Radar Successful

18-Nov-2019Source: Lockheed Martin

The LONGBOW Limited Liability Company, a joint venture of Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), announced the successful completion of the Army’s AH-64E Apache Follow-On Test and Evaluation II (FOT&E II) for the AN/APG-78 LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR). During the FOT&E, the modernized LONGBOW FCR successfully demonstrated many new operational... Read more

Lockheed Martin to produce M-TUR for AH-64E Apache

Lockheed Martin to produce M-TUR for AH-64E Apache

25-Oct-2019Source: Lockheed Martin

The U.S. Army recently awarded Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) a $40.6 million contract to produce Modernized Turrets (M-TUR) for the AH-64E Apache helicopter, an upgrade to the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight and Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) system with enhanced operational and performance capabilities. The eyes of the Apache are getting an upgrade that... Read more

S.A.F.E. awarded US Army contract

S.A.F.E. awarded US Army contract

30-Jul-2019Source: S.A.F.E Structure Designs

S.A.F.E Structure Designs, a global leader in the design, engineering and manufacturing of ergonomic safety-first aircraft maintenance stands, fall protection platforms, hangar equipment, portable field equipment and specialty tooling, has announced that they have been awarded the contract to manufacture a full line of maintenance platforms, hangar equipment and specialty tooling for the United States... Read more

Leonardo awarded contract to support MOD fleet

Leonardo awarded contract to support MOD fleet

28-Jan-2019Source: UK Government

The MOD has awarded a five-year, multi-million-pound deal to Leonardo Helicopters (UK) for the support of the existing fleet of 50 Apache attack helicopters.Defence Minister Stuart Andrew announced the £293 million contract with Leonardo Helicopters during a visit to the company’s site in Yeovil where some of the vital work on the aircraft will take place.... Read more

Triumph Awarded DLA Contract Extension

Triumph Awarded DLA Contract Extension

16-Jan-2019Source: Triumph Group

Triumph Group, Inc. (NYSE:TGI) recently announced that the Defense Logistics Agency has awarded Triumph Integrated Systems with a five-year contract for indefinite quantity and delivery of Enhanced Digital Electronic Control Units (EDECUs) for use in the U.S. Army’s UH-60 Black Hawk and AH-64 Apache fleet. The contract, valued at more than $77 million, will enable... Read more

Lockheed Awarded $10M Contract for Apache Modernized Vision Sensors

Lockheed Awarded $10M Contract for Apache Modernized Vision Sensors

17-Dec-2018Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $10,219,884 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) Foreign Military Sales (Qatar) contract for support services for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor for the Apache Attack helicopter. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion... Read more

Lockheed Awarded $79M Contract for Apache Night Vision Sensor Systems

Lockheed Awarded $79M Contract for Apache Night Vision Sensor Systems

27-Nov-2018Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $79,383,886 modification (0006 03) to contract W52P1J-17-D-0043 for night vision sensor systems, subcomponent production and technical services for the Apache attack helicopter. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Oct.... Read more

Boeing and PGZ Partner for KRUK Attack Helicopter Program

Boeing and PGZ Partner for KRUK Attack Helicopter Program

11-Sep-2018Source: PGZ

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ) have signed an agreement to partner on a range of business opportunities for the AH-64 Apache in support of the KRUK Attack Helicopter Program. The AH-64 Apache is under consideration by the Government of Poland for its attack helicopter requirement. As part of this effort, Boeing and... Read more

Lockheed Awarded $12M Contract for Apache Refurbishment

Lockheed Awarded $12M Contract for Apache Refurbishment

31-Aug-2018Source: US DoD

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $12,417,632 modification (0007) to contract W52P1J-17-D-0043 for refurbishment support services for the Apache attack helicopter.  Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2021. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement, Army funds in the amount of $12,417,632 were obligated at the time of... Read more

First Apache and Chinook for India make first flights

First Apache and Chinook for India make first flights

1-Aug-2018Source: Boeing

Boeing [NYSE: BA] and India recently took a significant step toward modernizing the Indian Air Force’s helicopter fleet by completing the first flights of Apache and Chinook helicopters destined for delivery next year. “We look forward to delivering this phenomenal capability to India,” said David Koopersmith, vice president and general manager, Boeing Vertical Lift. “From... Read more

LONGBOW Awarded $170 Million in Orders

LONGBOW Awarded $170 Million in Orders

23-Jul-2018Source: LONGBOW LLC

LONGBOW Limited Liability Company (LLC) and the U.S. Army have definitized contracts valued at $170.5 million to provide LONGBOW Fire Control Radar (FCR) hardware for Apache AH-64E helicopters supporting U.S. Army lots 7 and 8 plus three international customers. LONGBOW LLC is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC). The... Read more

Netherlands signs combined Apache and Chinook sustainment contract with Boeing

Netherlands signs combined Apache and Chinook sustainment contract with Boeing

23-Jul-2018Source: Boeing

Boeing and the Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) signed a Combined Helicopter Support services agreement at the Royal International Air Tattoo on Saturday, July 14 that will provide maintenance, services and spare parts to the RNLAF’s fleet of AH-64 Apache and CH-47 Chinook helicopters. The performance based logistics contract, called COHESU, is designed to drive... Read more

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