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Turkey Plans Heavier Attack Helicopter

Turkey Plans Heavier Attack Helicopter 22 February, 2019

Turkish Defence Industry Presidency (Savunma Sanayii Başkanlığı /SSB) announced the launch of a new project for a “heavy attack” helicopter. A composite image of the rotorcraft, along with a video clip, were shared on social media.  Project has no specific name officially, therefore it is called “Ağır Taarruz Helikopter,” but it also said as ATAK 2.

According to the SSB, the heavy attack helicopter combines many important features. Helicopter will be able to reach 318 kilometres per hour. Turkey’s new heavy attack helicopter will have a 30mm cannon at nose, 70mm Hydra rocket pods, Cirit launchers, ATGMs, and a pair of air-to-air missiles.

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