Apache Fleet Leading British Army Transformation

British Army’s AH-64E Apache helicopter
The British Army’s AH-64Es began flying in the UK in December, almost a year after their delivery. Flight rates are expected to ratchet up by the summer.
Credit: Tony Osborne/AW&ST
The British Army is reshaping itself into what commanders are describing as a more integrated and expeditionary force, and a new fleet of Apache attack helicopters is its spearhead. With 14 of its new Boeing AH-64E Apaches now delivered—another 36 to follow—and flying underway, the UK’s Army Air...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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