Türk Havacılık ve Uzay Sanayii A.Ş. (TUSAŞ) delivered the 57th T129 ATAK Assault Helicopter produced for the Turkish Land Forces Command.
On the subject, the President of the Turkish Presidency, Defense Industry. Dr. In the statement made by İsmail DEMİR, “We have delivered 129th of our T57 ATAK Helicopter, one of the most effective elements in the fight against terrorism, to the Land Forces Command. We will continue to bury the terrorists in their lair! ” expressions were included.
So far, TUSAŞ has delivered a total of 50 T9 ATAK Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopters, including 41 (6 EDH + 56 Phase-I) to the Land Forces Command and 129 (Phase-I) to the Gendarmerie General Command. In addition, in April, the first helicopter of the General Directorate of Security, which had a total of 9 T129 ATAK orders, was taken to the assembly line. ATAK Phase-II, which has superior capabilities, was planned to be handed over to the Land Forces Command this year. The information of the configuration of the delivered helicopter has not been shared yet.
In the ATAK Phase-II, which is planned to be delivered to the Land Forces Command this year, the Radar Warning Receiver System, Radio Signal Mixer, etc., which are not present in Phase-I. There are 9681 V / UHF High Band Radio with electronic warfare systems. From ATAK Phase-II configuration, 21 helicopters will be delivered in the first stage.