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AH-64 Apache

Specifications
Contractors Boeing McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Systems (Mesa, AZ)
General Electric (Lynn, MA)
Martin Marietta (Orlando, FL)
Variant AH-64A AH-64D
Propulsion Two T700-GE-701Cs
Length 58.17 ft (17.73 m) 58.17 ft (17.73 m)
Height 15.24 ft (4.64 m) 13.30 ft (4.05 m)
Wing Span 17.15 ft (5.227 m) 17.15 ft (5.227 m)
Primary Mission Gross Weight 15,075 lb (6838 kg)
11,800 pounds Empty
16,027 lb (7270 kg) Lot 1 Weight
Hover In-Ground Effect (MRP) 15,895 ft (4845 m)
[Standard Day]
14,845 ft (4525 m)
[Hot Day ISA + 15C]
14,650 ft (4465 m)
[Standard Day]
13,350 ft (4068 m)
[Hot Day ISA + 15 C]
Hover Out-of-Ground Effect (MRP) 12,685 ft (3866 m)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
11,215 ft (3418 m)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
10,520 ft (3206 m)
[Standard Day]
9,050 ft (2759 m)
[Hot Day ISA + 15 C]
Vertical Rate of Climb (MRP) 2,175 fpm (663 mpm)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
2,050 fpm (625 mpm)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
1,775 fpm (541 mpm)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
1,595 fpm (486 mpm)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
Maximum Rate of Climb (IRP) 2,915 fpm (889 mpm)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
2,890 fpm (881 mpm)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
2,635 fpm (803 mpm)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
2,600 fpm (793 mpm)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
Maximum Level Flight Speed 150 kt (279 kph)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
153 kt (284 kph)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
147 kt (273 kph)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
149 kt (276 kph)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
Cruise Speed (MCP) 150 kt (279 kph)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
153 kt (284 kph)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
147 kt (273 kph)
[Sea Level Standard Day]
149 kt (276 kph)
[Hot Day 2000 ft 70 F (21 C)]
Range 400 km - internal fuel
1,900 km - internal and external fuel
Armament M230 30mm Gun
70mm (2.75 inch) Hydra-70 Folding-Fin Aerial Rockets
AGM-114 HELLFIRE anti-tank missiles
AGM-122 Sidearm anti-radar missile
AIM-9 Sidewinder Air-to-Air missiles
Mission Equipment Target Acquisition and Designation System/
Pilot Night Vision System
Costs


AH-64A Apache Multi-Mission Configurations
Primary Mission Starboard Wing M230 Gun Port Wing Rate of Climb Duration
Combat
(Anti-armor)
4 HELLFIRE 320 rds 30mm 4 HELLFIRE 1450 fpm 1.8 hours
Multi-role
(Covering force)
4 HELLFIRE
19 WAFAR *
1200 rds 30mm 4 HELLFIRE
19 WAFAR *
860 fpm 2.5 hours
Close-support
(Anti-armor)
8 HELLFIRE 1200 rds 30mm 8 HELLFIRE 990 fpm 2.5 hours
Ground-support
(Airmobile escort)
38 WAFAR * 1200 rds 30mm 38 WAFAR * 780 fpm 2.5 hours
* WAFAR = 70mm (2.75 inch) Wrap-Around-Fin Aerial Rockets



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