The US Parliament approved the process of buying six fighter Apache helicopters by India on June 12, 2018. The Government of India has already got approval for this purchase.
This helicopter is capable of targeting 128 targets in a minute. This approval was given in the Defense Purchase Council (DAC) meeting chaired by former Defense Minister Arun Jaitley. For the first time, the army will get these combat helicopters.
Features of Apache Helicopter:-
An attacker Apache helicopter is being brought in place of MiG-35 in India. But, Apache was making a long standoff with the IAF on the helicopter's control. In September 2015 Parliamentary Committee of Security Affairs approved the purchase of Boeing 22 Apache helicopters for the IAF. At that time, the central government had said that the helicopter would be procured for the army. But, his deal continued to be delayed continuously. Now the deal has been finalized by both the countries.
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