Making The Future Happen For Today’s Warfighter

The scientists and engineers of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command – in collaboration with government, industry and academic partners – discover, develop, demonstrate and deliver technology to the greatest aviation fleet on the modern battlefield.

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The latest version of the Apache Block III attack helicopter, the AH-64E, was approved for full rate production in October 2012.  Improvements to the aircraft include an Improved Drive System, increased engine capabilities, technologically advanced composite main rotor blades and sensor enhancements.

“But just as important as the technology, is how we worked cooperatively with the program managers to ensure a successful transition,” said Dr. Bill Lewis, Aviation Development Director at the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center.

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