Did China Rip Off the Apache Helicopter?

With fully integrated avionics, weapons, and communications systems, the AH-64D Apache is one of the most successful and deadly aerial assault platforms America's ever fielded, and the technology that powers it is a closely held secret. Imagine, then, the DoD's surprise when these images of what appears to be an intact AH-64D surfaced over the weekend. In China. Read More >>

Prince Harry: Gaming's the Answer to Being an Awesome Apache Gunner

Who said gaming's a complete waste of time and doesn't furnish you with any valuable life-skills? Not Prince Harry, that's for sure. He puts his prowess as an Apache gunner down to his quality time spent playing his Xbox. Yep, shooting the hell out of people Call of Duty helps Harry, errr, shoot the hell out of people in his chopper. Read More >>

On-The-Fly Ammo Swapping Will Make Tomorrow's Apaches Even More Deadly

Swapping ammo types at the press of a button has been a feature of FPS games for years but has never actually made it into real combat. But the US Army thinks that with recent advances in computerised high-speed sorting, flipping between warheads could become nearly automatic. Read More >>

Prince Harry Qualifies to Use Enormous Chopper

The roguish Ginger Prince has upped his level of qualifications, managing to secure a full license to fly the UK Army's Apache helicopters in combat. Read More >>


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