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Continued From Previous Page Apache Longbow Apache line art Additional Media  AH 64 1 helicopter flying around refueling a AH 64 2 helicopter AH 64 3 helicopter taking off Mission Conducts rear, close, and shaping missions including deep precision strike. Conducts distributed operations, precision strikes against relocatable targets, and provides armed reconnaissance when required in day, night, obscured battlefield and adverse weather conditions. Entered Army Service AH-64 (1984); AH-64D (1998) Description and Specifications The AH-64 Apache is The Army's heavy division/corps attack helicopter. The AH-64D Longbow remanufacture effort incorporates a millimeter wave fire control radar (FCR), radar frequency interferometer (RFI), fire-and-forget radar- guided HELLFIRE missile and cockpit management and digitization enhancements. The combination of the FCR, RFI, and the advanced navigation and avionics suite of the aircraft provide increased situational awareness, lethality and survivability.     Combat Mission:   167 mph     Combat Range:   300 miles     Combat Endurance:   2.5 hours     Length:   49 ft 5 in     Mission Weight:   16,600 lbs     Armament:   HELLFIRE missiles, 2.75” rockets and 30mm chain gun     Crew:   2 (pilot and co-pilot gunner) Manufacturer Airframe - Boeing (Mesa, AZ); Fire Control Radar - Northrup Grumman (Linthicum, MD); Lockheed Martin (Owego, NY); MTADS/PNVS - Lockheed Martin (Orlando, FL); Boeing (Mesa, AZ)