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March 24, 2017, 1:05 PM

Apache Multi-year Contract Saves $330 Million, Boeing Says

The manufacturer will provide 244 remanufactured AH-64Es to the U.S. Army over five years, and 24 new-build E-models to Saudi Arabia.

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