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Apache for the Indian Army to land in 2024; will have indigenous fuselage!

The first of the six AH-64E Apache attack helicopters for the Indian army is expected to be delivered early next year. And by April 2024 the Indian Army will receive all the six. The training of the Army aviation pilots and technicians is already underway in the US.

On Wednesday (Jan 19, 2023) the first of the six fuselages which have been made for the Indian Army’s Apaches and was handed over for assembly. Five more are in the process of being produced at the Tata Boeing Aerospace Limited (TBAL) facility based in Hyderabad. This factory is a joint venture between the US Aerospace Company Boeing and Tata Advanced Systems Limited. The fuselage before being shipped out to the Arizona facility of Boeing by TBAL was handed over to the Director General of Army Aviation Lt Gen AK Suri.