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UAE requests Apache attack helos

written by australianaviation.com.au | November 10, 2010
The UAE has requested Apache helicopters.

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible sale of 60 AH-64D Block III Apache attack helicopters to the UAE.

The sale, valued at $US5 billion, comprises 30 helicopters which will be remanufactured from AH-64D Block II airframes and 30 new build airframes, 120 GE T700 engines, sensors including 70 longbow radars, electronic warfare self protection equipment, weapons, spare parts, training and logistics.

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