The Apache AH Mk.1 is developed from the US AH-64D Apache, built under licence by AgustaWestland 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 using advanced avionics and systems including Longbow fire control radar, Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (TADS/PNVS) and Integrated Helmet and Display Sight System (IHADSS).
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) including infrared (IR) suppressors, chaff and flare dispensers, laser warning system and missile approach warning system.