Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAŞ) and the Ukrainian company Motor Sich have signed a contract for the supply of engines for heavy combat helicopters Heavy Class Tarruz. Under the agreement with the Ukrainian company Motor Sich, 14 engines will be delivered, and the first Heavy Class flight will take place in 2023.
“We have signed an agreement with Motor Sich to supply 14 engines for a multifunctional heavy attack helicopter,” Turkish Aerospace said on Twitter. The amount of the contract and the date of its completion are not indicated.
In accordance with the agreement between Turkish Aerospace Industries and Motor Sich, the first deliveries of engines for the Heavy Class attack helicopter are scheduled for September 2022.
Let us remind you that last week the Antonov SE ordered four D-436-148FM aircraft engines from Motor Sich for the An-178 for 414.9 million hryvnias. Motor Sich should deliver the first two engines by December 31, 2021. The other two are scheduled for October 2022.
Motor Sich PJSC is one of the world's largest manufacturers of engines for aviation equipment, as well as industrial gas turbine units. It supplies products to more than 100 countries around the world. In January-September 2020, the enterprise received UAH 930.2 million in net profit.
Turkey in January-May 2021 entered the top three countries where Ukraine exported its goods the most, according to the data of the State Customs Service.