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Indonesia Receives First Apache Attack Helicopter Under FMS Agreement With US

Indonesia Receives First Apache Attack Helicopter Under FMS Agreement With US - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Indonesia Receives First Apache Attack Helicopter Under FMS Agreement With US - top government contractors - best government contracting eventIndonesia has received its first Boeing-built AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter as part of the country’s foreign military sales agreement with the U.S. government, Defense News reported Monday.

The report said the Apache helicopter was delivered to the city of Semarang in Java, Indonesia using a U.S. Air Force C-17A Globemaster III airlifter.

Indonesia requested to buy eight Apache Guardians as well as associated equipment and spares under a potential $1.42 billion FMS deal in 2013.

The helicopters will aid Indonesia’s border security, counterterrorism, counter-piracy and shipping control operations.

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