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Korea completes deployment of 36 upgraded Apache choppersBy 손지영
Published : Jan. 27, 2017 - 13:17
South Korea completed the deployment of the latest upgraded model of Apache helicopters, a military official said Friday.
The country had signed a $1.6 billion contract with the US in 2013 to buy 36 AH-64Es, an upgraded model of the AH-64D Longbow.
It has improved aircraft handling compared to older models with superior performance and agility at higher altitudes.
With the US Forces Korea holding 48 units, there will be a total of 84 Apache helicopters in operation on the Korean Peninsula. (Yonhap)
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