Silver Wings of Idaho

Gunfighter Skies 2018 Airshow featuring the USAF Thunderbirds is scheduled for
June 2nd & 3rd 2018 at Mountain Home Air Force Base ...
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"The United States Air Force Thunderbirds"

The Army's Apache Longbow - AH64

Its Mission -  Conducts rear, close, and shaping missions including deep precision strikes. 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 speed: 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 Grummen (Linthicum, MD); Lockheed Martin (Owego, NY); MTADS/PNVS - Lockheed