8 AH-64E Apache attack helicopters inducted into IAF at Pathankot Air Force Station
8 Apache AH-64E attack helicopters inducted into the IAF; a major boost to the IAF's combat capabilities. Air chief marshall B S Dhanoa was the chief guest during the induction ceremony which took place at the Pathankot Air Force Station. AH-64E Apache is one of the world's most advanced multi-role combat helicopters and is flown by the US army. By 2020, the IAF will operate a fleet of 22 Apaches.