Kharkiv Fed to supply components for new helicopters and fifth generation fighter to Turkey
Kharkiv JSC “FED” during the recent arms exhibition in Turkey signed another contract with local customers.
Probably, it is a question of designing and manufacturing of new components for the heavy Turkish attack helicopter ATAK-II.
“Development and supply within one year. These are the units of the helicopter flight control system and hydraulic systems, ”said Viktor Popov, Chairman of the Board of FED, President of Ukraviaprom.
The chairman of the board of the Fed added that during the current year the company has already signed three contracts with Turkish partners.
“Two contracts are helicopter issues. In addition, we participate in the TF-X (Turkish Fighter Experimental) program. This is a fifth generation aircraft, a fighter. It is also a huge job, very short deadlines. It is important that development and delivery are planned. This means that we are fully loading our engineers, technologists and production, ”said Victor Popov.
“In total, these contracts are more than $ 20 million,” the head of the Fed added.
He also expressed his conviction that the international exhibition IDEF-2021 was a success for the enterprises of the Ukrainian aviation industry.
“Our main players have signed good contracts,” said Victor Popov.
We will remind, a little earlier the general director of “Motor Sich” Vyacheslav Boguslaev reported that within the limits of the agreement with the Turkish developer Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) on creation of the perspective attack helicopter ATAK-II, the Ukrainian enterprises are offered to make a reducer and everything else necessary for helicopter, except for the fuselage ”.
In turn, in June this year, a Zaporizhzhya private company signed an agreement to supply 14 turbocharged engines for Turkish heavy helicopters.
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