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AH-64A 967 hovers for the camera.
(photo, Israeli Air Force)
Two AH-64As taxi out from their Palmachim base. (photo, Israeli Air Force)

Boeing AH-64A Apache ('Pethen' or 'Peten') * Current *
Eighteen AH-64A ordered from the manufacturer in April 1990. Delivered from September 1990 (serials 800+). In August-September 1993 a further eighteen aircraft were delivered from US Army Europe stocks, followed by another six in September 1993 (serials 900+). Total delivered 42 examples. Used by 113, 127 and 190 sqn for the attack role. Hebrew name means Cobra.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
801 PV606 89-0194   113 Sqn
804 PV607 89-0195   113 Sqn
806 PV608 89-0196   190 Sqn
808 PV609 89-0197   113 Sqn
812 PV610 89-0198   113 Sqn
815 PV612 89-0200   113 Sqn
816? PV618 89-0206    
818? PV625 89-0213   or 819?
820 PV619 89-0207   113 Sqn
822 PV624 89-0212   190 Sqn
825 PV630 89-0218   113 Sqn
828 PV631 89-0219   190 Sqn
830 PV636 89-0224   190 Sqn
832 PV637 89-0225   113 Sqn
834 PV642 89-0230   113 sqn
837 PV643 89-0231   190 Sqn
840 PV648 89-0236   113 Sqn
842 PV??? 89-0???   190 Sqn
845 PV649 89-0237   190 Sqn
902 PV109 84-24249   113 Sqn
905 PV079 84-24219   113 Sqn
907 PV095 84-24235   113 Sqn, to AH-64D conversion
910 PV112 84-24252   113 sqn
914 PV118 84-24258   113 Sqn, to AH-64D conversion
917 PV123 84-24263   113 Sqn, to AH-64D conversion
921 PV126 84-24266   113 Sqn
924 PV129 84-24269   190 sqn
929 PV130 84-24270   190 Sqn
931 PV148 84-24288   190 Sqn, to AH-64D conversion
935 PV144 84-24284   113 Sqn
938 PV151 84-24291   190 Sqn
941 PV152 84-24292   113 sqn
944 PV158 84-24298   w/o 1 June 1999
947 PV154 84-24294   190 Sqn, to AH-64D conversion
950 PV162 84-24302   conv to AH-64D 2001
953 PV172 85-25351   113 Sqn
956 PV219 85-25398    
959 PV243 85-25422   113 Sqn
961 PV265 85-25444   190 Sqn
964 PV268 85-25447   190 sqn
966 PV272 85-25451   190 Sqn
967 PV273 85-25452   190 Sqn
970 PV283 85-25462   190 Sqn, to AH-64D conversion

References:

  • World Air Power Journal Vol.29
  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)


Boeing AH-64D Longbow Apache ('Sharaf') * Current *
One AH-64A conversion plus eight new-build AH-64D ordered from the manufacturer. Later revised to 10 conversions plus 12 new aircraft. Delivered from April 2005 onwards. Total delivered 22 examples. Used by ? sqn for the attack role. Hebrew name means Serpent.

Serial c/no. Prev. Identity Delivered Fate/Notes
750 PV162 02-05432   ex 950, converted AH-64A
716   01-02610 Oct 2005  
719 DN001 01-02611 June 2005 113 Sqn
723 DN002 01-02612 Apr 2005 113 Sqn
726 DN003 01-02613 Apr 2005 113 Sqn
733 DN004 01-02614 Apr 2005 113 Sqn
736 DN005 01-02615 June 2005  
739 DN006 01-02616 June 2005  
743 DN007 01-02617 Oct 2005  
746 DN??? 01-02618 Oct 2005  
749 DIR001 04-02619 Feb 2006  
752 DIR002 ??-02620 Feb 2006  
754 DIR003 ??-02621 Feb 2006  

References:

  • World Air Forces Directory 2006/07 (Mach III)



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