Attack helicopter project in Turkey

A contract has been signed between Aselsan, the Turkish Undersecretariat of Defense Industry and prime contractor Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the manufacture of 50 attack helicopters, it was reported on Friday.

Attack helicopter project in Turkey
A contract has been signed between Aselsan, the Turkish Undersecretariat of Defense Industry and prime contractor Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) for the manufacture of 50 attack helicopters, it was reported on Friday.

The contract is for 700 million USD.

In a statement issued to the Stock Market, Aselsan indicated that the contract signed is one within the framework of the ATTACK Helicopter.

Deliveries of the helicopters will take place in 2009.

Aselsan is the leading multi-product electronics company of Turkey that designs, develops and manufactures modern electronic systems for military and professional customers. The company headquarters is situated at Macunkoy in Ankara, Turkey.

TAI, a technology center in design, development, manufacturing, integration of aerospace systems, modernization and after sales support in Turkey, was established on May 15th, 1984. The shareholders of the company are the Turkish Armed Forces Strengthening Foundation, the Undersecretary for Defense Industries and Turkish Aeronautical Association. TAI's modern aircraft facilities, located in Akinci-Ankara, is furnished with high technology machinery and equipment that provide extensive manufacturing capabilities ranging from parts manufacturing to aircraft assembly, flight tests and delivery.

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