Boeing Delivers 500th AH-64E Apache Helicopter

MESA, AZ (STL.News) Production, flight test and deliveries of the AH-64E Apache helicopter continue at the Boeing [NYSE: BA] site in Mesa, Arizona.  With 500 AH-64E Apaches in service with the United States Army and defense forces around the world, the ‘Echo’ model provides enhanced performance; joint digital interoperability; situational awareness and survivability with reduced operational and support costs.  First delivered in 2011, the AH-64E has been used in combat operations and peacekeeping efforts.  Planned modernization of this multi-role combat helicopter ensures it is ready to fulfill operational requirements globally.