How many Apache helicopters were shot down?

How many Apache helicopters were shot down?

Rotary-wing losses

Aircraft losses
Type Lost Hostile fire
OH-58 Kiowa 33 10
AH-64 Apache 34 15
UH-60 Black Hawk/Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk 28 13

Which is the safest helicopter in the world?

A twin-engine chopper of Russian origin, the Mi17-V5 is supposed to be one of the safest helicopters in the world. “It is the latest acquisition and a workhorse of the Indian Air Force (IAF) and has a sound safety record,” said Air Marshal BK Pandey (retd).

How many Chinooks were lost in Afghanistan?

2011 Afghanistan Boeing Chinook shootdown

Passengers 33
Crew 5
Fatalities 38
Survivors 0

Can a javelin hit a helicopter?

The system takes a top attack flight profile against armored vehicles, attacking the usually thinner top armor, but can also make a direct attack, for use against buildings, targets too close for top attack, targets under obstructions and helicopters.

Do Apaches have air to air missiles?

The Apache attack helicopter can be equipped with air-to-air missiles (Stinger, AIM-9 Sidewinder, Mistral and Sidearm) and the advanced precision kill weapon system (APKWS), formerly known as Hydra, family of guided and unguided 70mm rockets.

What happened to the AH-64E?

On Apr. 25, at 10.05LT, a Republic of China Army Aviation AH-64E belonging to the 601st Air Cavalry Brigade crashed into a residential building in Taoyuan county, in southeast Taiwan. The combat chopper, coded 808, was flown by Major Chen Long Qian (1247 flying hours) with co-pilot Lt. Col. Liu Ming Hui (1034 flying hours).

What are the features of AH-64E?

The AH-64E has infra-red suppressing exhaust system and is equipped with chaff and flare dispensers. Bothe of these features combined reduce the chance of being hit by enemy air defense missiles. Both crew members use various sophisticated sensors and systems for the detection and attack of targets.

What is the maximum speed of the AH-64E helicopter?

These are designed to withstand hits from 23 mm anti-aircraft guns. Maximum speed of this helicopter is up to 300 km/h. This gunship comes with new sensors, avionics and has improved night operation capabilities. Furthermore the AH-64E helicopter can control a couple of UAVs.

How many rounds of ammo does the AH-64E carry?

The AH-64E comes with a 30 mm M230 cannon with 1 200 rounds of ammunition. It has 4 hardpoint on stub wings and can carry various missiles.