Turkey's Tusas Aerospace Industries (TAI) and Italy's AgustaWestland are set to start co-production of 50 and optional 40 units of T129 combat helicopters, Athe natolian Agency reported on Sunday.
TAI will be the local prime contractor,
Under the contract,
The planned duration of the ATAK Program is 114 months beginning from the affectivity of the contract, with delivery of the first seven helicopters to customer to be realized once every two months, and the remaining helicopters to be delivered once a month.
The contract signed by prime contractor TAI and Agusta Aerospace took effect in 2007 and a ceremony will be held in the Turkish capital