Airborne Early Warning and Control (HIK) System Logistics Support Service Agreement was signed between SSB and THY Teknik. While TAI and HAVELSAN will be subcontractors in the project, which includes the logistic support service of the 4 Peace Eagle HIK Aircraft in the inventory, the aircraft manufacturer Boeing will also support the logistics services.
Airborne Early Warning and Control (HIK) System Logistics Support Service Contract Presidency Defense Industry Presidency and THY Teknik A.Ş. signed between. TAI, HAVELSAN and Boeing will be the subcontractors of the project, which includes logistic support services for mission and ground systems, 4 Peace Eagle HIK Aircraft, which are in the inventory of the Air Force Command.
Within the scope of the project, in addition to the on-site support for the maintenance of the HIK System located at Konya's 3rd Main Jet Base, the depot level maintenance of the aircraft will be carried out at the Esenboğa Airport facilities of THY Teknik A.Ş., a subsidiary of Turkish Airlines. The experiences of TAI and HAVELSAN, which will serve as subcontractors, during the development of the HIK System will also be benefited from. Support will be received from Boeing, the manufacturer of the aircraft, in material procurement, documentation and technical issues. With the project, all logistics support needed for the HİK System will continue to be provided uninterruptedly. other than Turkey, Australia, Korea and the UK where the user logistic support activities in the country HIK aircraft manufacturer Boeing is provided at the Holiday responsibility.
SSB President Demir: "Multiplier effect for TSK with advanced radar and sensors"
Presidency Defense Industry President Prof. Dr. İsmail Demir; He made the following statement on the subject: “The Airborne Early Warning and Control (HIK) System creates a multiplier effect for our Turkish Armed Forces in counter-terrorism and cross-border operations by operating at high altitudes with advanced radar and sensors and detecting enemy targets from long distances. Logistic support services of our HİK aircraft will continue to be provided uninterruptedly with the capabilities of our domestic industry. With the HİK System Logistics Support Project, THY Teknik's international experience in material procurement / repair / maintenance was provided to the defense of our country. THY Teknik's experience in civil aviation has been a significant gain in project management in terms of cost effectiveness. In addition, the experiences of TAI and HAVELSAN, which will serve as subcontractors, during the development of the HIK System will also be benefited from. Aircraft manufacturer BOEING will also provide support in material procurement, documentation and technical issues.
Continuous logistics support from THY Teknik
THY Teknik A.Ş. General Manager Ahmet Karaman said in a statement regarding the contract, “We first carried out the base maintenance of 4 Airborne Early Warning and Control (HIK) aircraft in our Air Forces Command inventory in 2015. Türk Hava Yolları Teknik A.Ş. "We see this service as the pioneer of future projects and strategies, although it is a completely different source of pride for us.
HAVELSAN in software and hardware
HAVELSAN General Manager Dr. Mehmet Akif Nacar said, "HAVELSAN, which is the place where knowledge and experience on mission systems software and hardware is created during the development of the HİK System, will take part in the maintenance, maintenance and improvement activities of HİK Mission Systems and Ground Systems".
TA's critical role
TUSAŞ General Manager Prof. Dr. Temel Kotil talked about the role of TUSAŞ, which has fulfilled critical missions from the very beginning within the Peace Eagle Project for the HİK system: “We are proud to be in the maintenance management setup created in the Defense Industry Presidency initiative. Within the framework of this mission, our Turkish Air Forces Command will be provided with the technical support of aircraft mission systems in the field of maintenance and operation of the HIK System, continue the production and management of technical documentation, and train the user personnel on mission systems, if needed, by using the knowledge it has acquired to date. We will perform these services with all our sensitivity at the level. "
"We are proud to support the Peace Eagle planes"
Boeing Airborne Early Warning and Control Aircraft Program Director Binoy Varughes to, and Turkey with the signing of logistics support contract by expressing their satisfaction with the growing cooperation between Boeing, "as the Boeing Turkish Air Force's Peace Eagle are proud to support Special for HIK and in this context Airlines with Technical they are impatient to work ”. Boeing Turkey General Manager and Country Representative Ayşem in the dressing "that logistic support our production in Turkey in common with our Peace Eagle aircraft We are delighted to be working with Turkey. Boeing formed the framework of our strategic partnership with Turkey as part of Turkey's National Aerospace Plan TK successful cooperation with our military aircraft in service and maintenance of commercial aircraft in the Technical we strengthened to cover, "he said.