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Turkey to export 30 combat helicopters to Pakistan

Pakistan, Turkey sign deal for sale of 30 T129 ATAK helicopters, largest single export of Turkish defense industry

13.07.2018
Turkey to export 30 combat helicopters to Pakistan

ANKARA 

Turkey and Pakistan on Friday signed a deal for the sale of 30 T129 ATAK helicopters, according to the Turkish Defense Industries Undersecretariat (SSB).

"Contract negotiations on T129 ATAK helicopters between Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) and the Pakistani Ministry of Defense Production were finalized," the undersecretariat said in a statement.

This is the biggest single export in the history of the Turkish defense industry, the statement said.

TAI also agreed to provide logistics, spare parts, training, and ammunition services.

The T129 ATAK Multirole Combat Helicopter, developed by TAI, has been optimized for specific hot and high performance requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces.

Reporting by Goksel Yildirim:Writing by Tuba Sahin





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