The 2nd T129 Attack Phase-2 helicopter was delivered to the Land Forces Command. The second T129 ATAK Phase-2 helicopter equipped with a laser warning receiver and other electronic warfare systems was delivered to the Land Forces Command by Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI). The development was announced by the Ministry of National Defense. In the statement made by the Ministry,
“The second T-2 ATAK helicopter with phase-129 configuration was taken into the inventory of our Land Forces Command. Thus, our 53rd ATAK helicopter entered the inventory.
In addition to the existing Electronic Warfare Self Protection Systems with ATAK Phase-2 developed by our local defense industry companies with national means: Radar Warning Receiver, Laser Warning Receiver, Radio Frequency Jamming Systems have increased the self-protection efficiency of helicopters. gave his statements.
The first T129 ATAK Phase-2 helicopter equipped with a laser warning receiver and other electronic warfare systems was delivered to the Land Forces Command on February 17, 2021.
General Directorate of Security took delivery of the first T129 ATAK helicopter
The development was announced by the Minister of Interior Süleyman Soylu. Minister Soylu, in a statement made on his social media account Twitter, said, “Our police took delivery of the first ATAK helicopter. Welcome ATAK, TRUST FRIENDLY, P-ATAK AT THE ENEMY. Thank you, Mr. President ... We express our gratitude on behalf of the Turkish National Police. " gave his statements.
It is thought that T129 ATAK helicopters owned by the General Directorate of Security will be used in terrorist operations. Entering into hot clashes in operations conducted jointly with the Turkish Armed Forces and the Gendarmerie General Command, the EGM will use its own T129 Atak helicopter in the operations it participates in.
Qualification tests of ATAK FAZ-2 helicopter were successfully completed in December 2020
The first flight of the ATAK FAZ-2 helicopter was successfully carried out at TAI facilities in November 2019. The FAZ-129 version of the T2 ATAK, equipped with laser warning receiver and electronic warfare systems, successfully performed its first flight in November 2019 and qualification tests were initiated.
Within the scope of the T129 ATAK project carried out by the Presidency Defense Industry Presidency, at least 59 ATAK helicopters produced by the Turkish Aerospace Industry-TUSAŞ have been delivered to the security forces. TAI delivered at least 53 units (2 of them Phase-2) to the Land Forces Command, 6 units to the Gendarmerie General Command and 1 ATAK helicopter (Phase-2) to the General Directorate of Security. Of the ATAK FAZ-2 configuration, the first deliveries of which were made, 21 will be delivered at the first stage.
A total of 59 T32 ATAK Helicopters will be delivered to the Turkish Land Forces, 91 of which are definite, 24 of which are optional, and a total of 3 T27 ATAK helicopters, 129 of which are optional, to the Ministry of Interior.