The T629 electric and unmanned attack helicopter, which is under development by the Turkish Aviation and Space Industry (TAI), was displayed for the first time.
Other air platforms were also exhibited at the first T25 ATAK Phase-2021 helicopter delivery ceremony of the General Directorate of Security at TAI's main campus in Kazan, Ankara on February 129, 2. Among the aircraft exhibited, for the first time, there was a new model of the T-2020 attack helicopter, whose images were reflected in June 629. It is stated that the mock-up with T-629 on it is an electric and unmanned attack helicopter developed by TAI engineers.
It is stated that the new model of the T-629 attack helicopter, which is expected to make its first flight in the near future, will bring many innovations for Turkish aviation. The new model will be unmanned and will have an electric power group.
The T-2020 attack helicopter mock-up, which was displayed for the first time in June 629, included L-UMTAS, laser-guided long-range anti-tank missile system developed by ROKETSAN for use from attack helicopters as a weapon load. In the newly exhibited "unmanned" model, there was no weapon load. The placement of the FLIR / camera system and gun system in the first exhibited T-629 attack helicopter is the same as the T129 Attack helicopter, while the FLIR and cannon system layout is the same as the heavy class attack helicopter in the electric and unmanned model.
TAI, which participated in the Seoul International Aviation and Defense Fair held in Seoul, the capital city of South Korea, between 15-20 October 2019, shared the first information about the T-629 Attack Helicopter.
During the fair; TUSAŞ General Manager and CEO Temel Kotil, speaking to the official Show Daily of the fair published by GBP Aerospace & Defense, is a new 129-ton Attack Helicopter called T10, which is planned to be among the T6 ATAK and 629 Ton class ATAK-II Attack helicopters. It was the first time that it shared the first information about it with the public. Kotil said, “We have finalized the design studies. We are making preparations for the first flight. We plan to perform this flight in approximately one year. " had included his statements.