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IDEF 2011: Black Hawk contract brings windfall for Turkish industry

12th May 2011 - 17:40 GMT | by Tony Skinner in Istanbul, Turkey


Sikorsky’s domestic work-share commitments as part of its winning bid for the Turkish Utility Helicopter Program (TUHP) are predicted to generate $8 billion in revenue for Turkish industry over a 25 to 30 year period.

At a joint press conference at the IDEF exhibition in Istanbul on 12 May, company representatives outlined Turkish industry involvement in the TUHP project, which saw Sikorsky announced as preferred bidder with a derivative of the Black Hawk helicopter at the end of April.

The US helicopter company is heavily involving Turkish industry in the programme to manufacture 109 T-70 helicopters for the Turkish military

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Tony Skinner


Tony Skinner

Tony Skinner is Shephard Media's Creative Director, overseeing the strategic direction, content development and project …

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