AH-64D

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RANK 6 USA
"APACHE" | AH-64A Peten
AH-64D
ah_64d.png
AB
RB
SB
General characteristics
Brief
Detailed
10.0/10.0/10.0BR
2 peopleCrew
10.4 tTake-off weight
Flight characteristics
2 х General Electric T700-GE-701C turboshaftEngine
Speed of destruction
460 km/hStructural
420 km/hGear
Offensive armament
30 mm M230E-1 cannonWeapon 1
1 200 roundsAmmunition
625 shots/minFire rate
Suspended armament
76 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocketSetup 1
8 x AGM-114K Hellfire II missilesSetup 2
4 x AGM-114K Hellfire II missiles
38 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 3
8 x AGM-114K Hellfire II missiles
38 x 70 mm Hydra-70 M247 rocket
Setup 4
16 x AGM-114K Hellfire II missilesSetup 5
Economy
390 000 Rp icon.pngResearch
1 020 000 Sl icon.pngPurchase
Sl icon.png6 060 / 11 077/6 820 / 12 466/2 500 / 4 569Repair
290 000 Sl icon.pngCrew training
1 020 000 Sl icon.pngExperts
2 800 Ge icon.pngAces
232 % Rp icon.pngReward for battle
450 % Sl icon.png360 % Sl icon.png130 % Sl icon.png

Description

GarageImage AH-64D.jpg


The AH-64D is a rank VII American attack helicopter with a battle rating of 10.0 (AB/RB/SB). It was introduced in Update 1.97 "Viking Fury".

General info

Flight performance

Describe how the helicopter behaves in the air. Speed, manoeuvrability, acceleration and allowable loads - these are the most important characteristics of the vehicle.

Characteristics
Stock
Max Speed
(km/h at 1,000 m)
Max altitude
(metres)
AB RB
___ ___
Upgraded
Max Speed
(km/h at 1,000 m)
Max altitude
(metres)
AB RB
___ ___

Survivability and armour

Examine the survivability of the helicopter. Note how vulnerable the structure is and how secure the pilot is, whether the fuel tanks are armoured, etc. Describe the armour, if there is any, and also mention the vulnerability of other critical systems.

Armaments

Offensive armament

Describe the offensive armament of the aircraft, if any. Describe how effective the cannons and machine guns are in a battle, and also what belts or drums are better to use. If there is no offensive weaponry, delete this subsection.

Suspended armament

Describe the aircraft's suspended armament: additional cannons under the wings, bombs, rockets and torpedoes. This section is especially important for bombers and attackers. If there is no suspended weaponry remove this subsection.

Defensive armament

Defensive armament with turret machine guns or cannons, crewed by gunners. Examine the number of gunners and what belts or drums are better to use. If defensive weaponry is not available, remove this subsection.

Usage in battles

Describe the tactics of playing in a helicopter, the features of using helicopter in a team and advice on tactics. Refrain from creating a "guide" - do not impose a single point of view, but instead, give the reader food for thought. Examine the most dangerous enemies and give recommendations on fighting them. If necessary, note the specifics of the game in different modes (AB, RB, SB).

Pros and cons

Summarise and briefly evaluate the vehicle in terms of its characteristics and combat effectiveness. Mark its pros and cons in the bulleted list. Try not to use more than 6 points for each of the characteristics. Avoid using categorical definitions such as "bad", "good" and the like - use substitutions with softer forms such as "inadequate" and "effective".

Pros:

    • Hellfires when shot at enemy helicopter cant be dogged.
    • Very High top speed, if you stay low or high you are always the one most maneuverable.
    • Amazing 30mm cannon, if balistic computer is on you get easy kills on jets or helis from 2km range.

Cons:

History

Describe the history of the creation and combat usage of the helicopter in more detail than in the introduction. If the historical reference turns out to be too long, take it to a separate article, taking a link to the article about the vehicle and adding a block "/History" (example: https://wiki.warthunder.com/(Vehicle-name)/History) and add a link to it here using the main template. Be sure to reference text and sources by using <ref></ref>, as well as adding them at the end of the article with <references />. This section may also include the vehicle's dev blog entry (if applicable) and the in-game encyclopedia description (under === In-game description ===, also if applicable).

Media

Excellent additions to the article would be video guides, screenshots from the game, and photos.

See also

Links to the articles on the War Thunder Wiki that you think will be useful for the reader, for example:

  • reference to the series of the helicopter;
  • links to approximate analogues of other nations and research trees.

External links


USA helicopters
Attack  AH-1F · AH-1G · AH-1Z · AH-64A · AH-64A Peten · AH-64D · H-34
Utility  UH-1B · UH-1C · UH-1C XM-30