T129 ATAK with electronic warfare pod delivered
Another phase 2 T-129 delivered to the Army.
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Equipped with the National IFF Mod-5 Friend/Enemy Identification/Identification System and a 6-sensor Missile Warning System.
In the statement made by the Ministry of National Defense, “Another T-129 ATAK helicopter with Phase-2 configuration has been included in the inventory of the Land Forces Command. Thus, the 58th ATAK helicopter of the TAF was included in the inventory.
Helicopter entering the inventory; It was delivered equipped with the National IFF Mod-5 Friend/Foe Recognition/Identification System and a 6-sensor Missile Warning System.” statements were included.
However, the 58th ATAK helicopter delivered to the Land Forces Command does not only have an IFF Mod-5 and 6-sensor missile warning system. It was seen that there was an electronic warfare (EH) pod in the weapon station on the inside right of the delivered helicopter.
Thanks to this EH Pod, the T129 ATAK Attack and Tactical Reconnaissance Helicopter can confuse enemy radars, communication equipment or radar-guided missiles aimed at it. Although it is not known by which company the pod was produced, it is estimated that it was developed by the Turkish defense industry.
Türk Silahlı Kuvvetleri, yeni bir T129 ATAK Faz-II Taarruz Helikopteri'ni envanterine kattı. Yeni T129 ATAK, kanatlarında bazı özel ekipmanları taşıyor.