WASHINGTON (Agencies): The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Boeing a production contract worth USD 393 million for the AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopter. The contract includes Foreign Military Sales (FMS) funding for both remanufactured and newbuild helicopters for Egypt and Kuwait.

Under this contract modification, Egypt will receive remanufactured AH-64E Apache helicopters, while Kuwait will receive both remanufactured and newbuild AH-64Es. The work is scheduled to be carried out in Mesa, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2027.

The upgrade for Egypt’s AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopters to the AH-64E Apache Guardian standard was launched in January 2022. Similarly, the US government approved the sale of remanufactured and new AH-64Es to Kuwait in January 2021.

This contract reflects the US commitment to supporting its allies in the region by providing advanced attack helicopters to enhance their defense capabilities.

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