U.S. Government, Boeing Sign $3.4 Billion Deal for Latest Apache Helicopter

Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Thursday it had signed a $3.4 billion contract with the U.S. government through which the U.S. Army and an international customer will buy the latest Apache attack helicopter — the Apache ‘E’ variant.

The Army will get 244 re-manufactured Apaches while the international customer will receive 24 new ones, the company said in a statement.

Boeing did not name the international customer.

SOURCE: Reuters