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Egypt Requests AH-64E APACHEs

10 Aircraft and Related Equipment & Support for $1 Billion

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency has notified Congress of State Department approval for an approx. $1 billion order for the AH-64E APACHE attack helicopter for Egypt.

The Egyptian government has requested ten AH-64E APACHEs; 24 1700-GE-701D engines with containers; 12 Modernised Target Acquisition Designation Sights/Pilot Night Vision Sensors (M-TADS/PNVS); 24 Honeywell Embedded Global Positioning Systems (GPS) with Inertial Navigation System (INS) (EGI) (20 installed, 4 spares); 24 M299 HELLFIRE Launchers; 135 HELLFIRE missiles; five M36E9 Captive Air Training Missile (CATM) AGM-114R; and 12 AAR-57 (V) Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS). Also included are M230 30mm Automatic Guns, AVR-2 B Laser Detecting Sets, AN/ARC 201E Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems (SINCGARS), AN/APR- 39D Radar Warning Receivers, AN/AVS-6 Night Vision Goggles, AN/ASN Doppler Radar Systems and avionic-related software support for the Aviation Mission Planning Systems (AMPS), as well as associated support and logistics provision.

Egypt intends to expand its existing fleet of multi-mission heavy attack helicopters to address US-Egyptian interests in countering terrorist activities, emanating from the Sinai Peninsula, that undermine regional stability.

The principal contractors involved in this program are the Boeing Company, Mesa, AZ; Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, FL; General Electric Company, Cincinnati, OH; Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Owego, NY; and Raytheon Corporation, Tucson, AZ.

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