PH to receive T-129 attack helicopters in September

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PASIG CITY, May 26 (PIA) -- The Philippine Government will soon receive the first two T-129 attack helicopters. 

The Department of National Defense (DND) said the attack helicopters from Turkey are expected to arrive in September this year.  

Based on latest developments, we are expecting the first two units of T-129 Attack Helicopters for the Philippine Air Force to be delivered this September,” National Defense Spokesperson Dir. Arsenio Andolong said.

According to the DND, a total of six T-129 helicopters will be acquired with a total contract price of USD269,388,862 from Turkish Aerospace Industries under a government to government mode of procurement.

The remaining four units are expected to be delivered in February 2022 (two units) and in February 2023 (two units), respectively. (PIA NCR)



Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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