TUSAŞ Delivered first T129B2 ATAK Helicopter to Turkish National Police

Date: Issue 105 - April 2021

On February 25, 2021, an exclusive ceremony was held with the participation of distinguished guests at TUSAS facilities for the delivery of the General Directorate of Security's first T129B Phase-2 Tactical Reconnaissance and Attack Helicopter (in fact, this particular helicopter with the tail number "EM-102" was actually delivered to the Turkish National Police with limited participation and without any ceremony on February 17). The T129B Phase-2 ATAK Helicopter with the tail number "EM-101", which is planned to be delivered to the National Police in March 2021, was also exhibited at the ceremony. According to the delivery schedule, Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) will manufacture 9 T129B ATAK helicopters all in Phase-2 configuration for the Turkish National Police

Head of the Committee of National Defense İsmet YILMAZ, Deputy Minister of National Defense Şuayip ALPAY, President of Defense Industries Prof. Dr. İsmail DEMIR, President & CEO of TUSAŞ Prof. Dr. Temel KOTİL, General Director of National Police Mehmet AKTAŞ, Deputy Director Generals of National Police Selami HÜNER, İbrahim KULULAR, and Resul HOLOĞLU as well as Head of Turkish Police Aviation Department Uygar ELMASTAŞ, attended the delivery ceremony.