TUSAŞ Places its Helicopter in Tunisia
According to the article, the Tunisian Armed Forces are considering acquiring six helicopters to replace the ageing UH-1s of the Tunisian Air Force. The Gökbey is a 5-ton medium helicopter that can carry 12 people. It has 6050 kg MTOW. It is equipped with two LHTEC CTS800 turbines and can reach a speed of 305 Km/h. There is currently no armed version of the helicopter, but it is possible to equip it with port machine guns. ASELSAN plans to provide its next-generation E/O ASELFLIR-R400D to the helicopter.