1st Apache helicopter handed over to the IAF
12, May 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- First AH-64E (I) – Apache Guardian helicopter was formally handed over to the Indian Air Force at Boeing production facility in Mesa, Arizona, USA on 10 May, 2019.
- Air Marshal AS Butola, represented the Indian Air Force and accepted the first Apache.
- IAF had signed a contract with US Government and M/s Boeing Ltd in Sep 2015 for 22 Apache helicopters.