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Mil Mi-24 (Hind) vs Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache Comparison


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Subjects
Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
Armed Assault Gunship / Attack Helicopter
Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow
Dedicated Two-Seat Attack Helicopter
Basics
ORIGIN
Soviet Union
ORIGIN
United States
YEAR
1973 [Diff.-13 yrs]
YEAR
1986 [Diff.+13 yrs]
CREW
2
CREW
2
PRODUCTION
3,650 units [Diff.+1,382]
PRODUCTION
2,268 units [Diff.-1,382]
Dimensions
LENGTH
57.4 ft (17.5 m) [Diff.-0.8 ft]
LENGTH
58.2 ft (17.8 m) [Diff.+0.8 ft]
WIDTH/SPAN
56.8 ft (17.3 m) [Diff.+8.7 ft]
WIDTH/SPAN
48.1 ft (14.7 m) [Diff.-8.7 ft]
HEIGHT
13.0 ft (4.0 m) [Diff.+0.3 ft]
HEIGHT
12.7 ft (3.9 m) [Diff.-0.3 ft]
Relative Size Comparison
Shapes below depict aircraft from wingtip-to-wingtip / nose-to-tail assuming aircraft are being viewed from overhead perspective (the nose pointing towards the top of the screen). Helicopter widths include main rotor diameter. If any dimensional values are "NA" in the database then the presented shapes may appear skewed.
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Mil Mi-24 (Hind)
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Boeing AH-64D Apache Longbow
Weights
EMPTY WT.
18,078 lb (8,200 kg) [Diff.+6,279 lb]
EMPTY WT.
11,799 lb (5,352 kg) [Diff.-6,279 lb]
M.T.O.W.
26,455 lb (12,000 kg) [Diff.+4,173 lb]
M.T.O.W.
22,282 lb (10,107 kg) [Diff.-4,173 lb]
Installed Power
2 x Isotov TV3-117 Turboshaft engines driving a five-blade main rotor and a three-blade tail rotor.
2 x General Electric T700-GE-701C turboshaft engines developing 1,890 shaft horsepower and driving four-bladed main and twin-bladed "double" tail rotor.
Performance
SPEED
208 mph (335 kph) [Diff.+25 mph]
SPEED
183 mph (295 kph) [Diff.-25 mph]
RANGE
99 miles (160 km) [Diff.-199 miles]
RANGE
298 miles (480 km) [Diff.+199 miles]
CEILING
14,747 ft (4,495 m) [Diff.-6,250 feet]
CEILING
20,997 ft (6,400 m) [Diff.+6,250 feet]
RATE-OF-CLIMB
2,460 ft/min [Diff.+45 feet]
RATE-OF-CLIMB
2,415 ft/min [Diff.-45 feet]
Armament
Depending on Production Variant:

1 x 12.7mm heavy machine gun in fixed nose emplacement.
1 x 12.7mm Yakushev-Borzov four-barrel machine gun (Gatling arrangement) in powered chin turret.
1 x 23mm GSh-23L cannon (twin arrangement) in powered chin turret.
1 x 30mm GSh-30K cannon (twin arrangement) in fixed, starboard fuselage side emplacement.

Additional underwing stores can include (across six hardpoints):

Anti-Tank Guided Missiles.
Rocket Pods (Various Rocket Counts and Calibers).
Machine Gun Pods.
Cannon Pods.
Munitions Dispenser Pods.
Mine Dispenser Pods.
Conventional Drop Bombs.
STANDARD:
1 x 30mm Hughes chain gun / automatic cannon in powered, traversing chin-mounted turret.

OPTIONAL:
Four underwing hardpoints and two wing stub endpoints for various mission-specific air-launched ordnance including:

16 x AGM-114 "Hellfire" Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGMs).
4 x Hydra-70 2.75" 19-Shot FFAR (Folding-Fin Aerial Rocket) rocket pods.
2 x AIM-92 "Stinger" short-ranged, air-to-air missiles in ATAS twin missile mount launchers.
4 x Auxiliary Fuel Tanks.

TRIALED:
4 x AIM-9 "Sidewinder" air-to-air missiles.
4 x "Sidearm" anti-radiation missiles.

Up to 1,600lb of externally carried / launched ordnance.
Going Further
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(Boeing (Hughes) AH-64 Apache)
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