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TUSAŞ to Deliver First T70 to the Gendarmerie

TUSAŞ to Deliver First T70 to the Gendarmerie
The project"s main contractor is Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ), and sub-contractors are Sikorsky, ASELSAN, TEI, and Alp Aviation. Süleyman Soylu said, "The Gendarmerie will receive the first locally produced (T70) Sikorsky helicopter within a week. Then, before the end of the year or at the beginning of the new year, the command will receive GÖKBEY." GÖKBEY is TUSAŞ"s indigenous General-Purpose helicopter. It can operate at high temperatures and altitudes in day and night conditions.TUSAŞ to Deliver First T70 to the GendarmerieWithin the scope of the TUHP, T70 helicopters will be developed based on the S70i Helicopter of Sikorsky Aircraft. A total of 109 T70 Helicopters will be manufactured and delivered to the Turkish Land Forces, Turkish Air Forces, General Command of Gendarmerie, Special Forces, Turkish National Police and Directorate of Forestry during the next ten years. TUSAŞ to Deliver First T70 to the GendarmerieTUSAS is responsible for manufacturing, final assembly operations, tests and integrated logistic support of all airframe structures and composite rotor blades. In addition to TUSAS"s work scope, TEI-Turkish Engine Industries builds T700-TEI-701Dengines under the license of GE-General Electric. Aselsan will develop and integrate the avionics and co-develop an enhanced digital cockpit with Sikorsky Aircraft, the Integrated Modular Avionics System (IMAS), and Alp Aviation is responsible for the production and assembly of landing gears, gearbox and dynamic components.
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