AH-64D Apache Longbow

John Hamilton (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781614785903

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This title explores the development and use of the versatile AH-64D Apache Longbow attach helicopter. Readers will follow the history of its origins, from the AH-56 Cheyenne to the AH-64. Chapters detail the aircraft's military and performance specifications as well as its features and advantages in the field, such as its Northrop Grumman millimeter-wave Longbow radar, its two turboshaft engines, and its powerful guns and missiles. Readers will also learn about the Apache Longbow's use in Panama, Operation Desert Storm, Operation Anaconda, and other significant combat and peacekeeping missions.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Other Science & Technology Transportation
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
English (US)
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