LT GEN A K SINGH: “APACHE HELICOPTERS WILL BOLSTER ARMY’S AERIAL STRIKE STRENGTH IN WESTERN SECTOR.”

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According to a senior Army officer, the Indian Army’s operational reach and aerial strike capabilities in the western sector will be strengthened by the recent acquisition of Apache helicopters, which are hailed for their capacity to carry out operations in a variety of weather and terrain situations. The Southern Command’s General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Lieutenant General A K Singh, underlined the move’s major influence on the army’s transformation and operational performance.

On March 15, this year, the Southern Command region saw the establishment of the first medium lift attack helicopter squadron, signifying a significant turning point. This squadron will be equipped with state-of-the-art Boeing Apache AH-64E helicopters.

Over the next months, two rounds of delivery of the six contracted helicopters are expected to take place.

He said, “These helicopters possess the capability to engage in missions across various weather and terrain conditions along our borders.”

The recently purchased Apache helicopters are equipped with a variety of weapons, including as air-to-air missiles, rockets, and other ammunition, in addition to anti-tank guided missiles.

Additionally, they have contemporary electronic warfare gear installed, which increases their flexibility in network-centric aerial warfare situations.

India has become the 16th country to add the stealthy and adaptable Apache chopper to its military arsenal, which is a noteworthy accomplishment.

The Apache helicopter is notable for its air-to-ground and air-to-air missiles, rockets, and gun systems. The helicopter is fitted with a radar to increase its lethality. The radar can identify and engage targets in a variety of challenging environments, including wooded locations.

This accomplishment considerably strengthens the nation’s defensive infrastructure in the Western sector and represents a significant improvement in the operational capabilities of the Indian Army.

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