LONDON — Midlife updates and plans to deal with obsolescence in the AH-64 Apache attack and EH101 Merlin transport helicopter fleets are the top priorities for the U.K.’s Joint Helicopter Command. Air Vice Marshal Carl Dixon, commander of the U.K.’s Joint Helicopter Command (JHC), told Aviation Week that the Apache was now the Army’s “premier league fire contribution” and that the aircraft had more than proven itself in Afghanistan. He also said that studies into the Attack ...


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