More Atak Helicopters to the Philippines
Philippines Air Force immediately initiated acceptance efforts of T129 Atak Phase II platforms. Tests are expected to be completed on December 3, 2022. Delivered attack helicopters are the third and the fourth aircraft of a total of six helicopters in line with the acquisition programme. The last two T129 Atak will be delivered to the Philippines in 2024.T129 is developed from the Italian A129 attack helicopter design. Atak offers high power-to-weight ratio thanks to the highest power output LHTEC engines in its class. Aircraft can perform evasive manoeuvres and reach high operational success during counter-terrorism operations of Turkiye. Turkish Aerospace will complete the 77th delivery of the T129 Atak after the acceptance procedure of the Philippines is completed.