Turkey’s deal with Pakistan to sell 30 Turkish T129 attack helicopters is worth around $1.5 billion, sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Friday.
The helicopters will be delivered gradually over five years, the sources also said. The deal is the biggest export deal of Turkey’s defense industry, the country’s defense industry directorate said earlier.
The “T129 ATAK” is a multi-role combat helicopter that has been optimized for specific hot&high performance requirements of the Turkish Armed Forces. A tandem seat, twin-engine, NATO-interoperable attack helicopter optimized for attack, armed reconnaissance, precision strike and deep strike missions, at day and night all environments and regardless of weather conditions.