S-70 Black Hawk`s Adventure in Türkiye

Date: Issue 121 - April 2023

Six S-70A-17 Black Hawks, which were ordered by the Gendarmerie General Command in 1988 and began to join the fleet at the end of the same year, served as the Turkish Armed Forces' first Black Hawks. In 1989, six S70A-17 Black Hawks were supplied for Police Aviation as an urgent need. 

In the same year, on August 16, 1989, the Defense Industry Agency (then known as the Undersecretariat for