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Manila still hopes US can talk Turkey on T129

21st May 2021 - 02:47 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Christchurch

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The Philippine Air Force still has its heart, and money, set on the T129 Atak helicopter from Turkey. (Turkish Aerospace)

The Philippines and Turkey remain hopeful of getting American engines for the T129 Atak.

The Philippine Air Force (PAF) refuses to drop plans to acquire six T129 Atak helicopters from Turkish Aerospace, but there's a lack of clarity whether the company can deliver them owing to US sanctions over items such as engines.

Online publication Middle East Eye reported on 17 May that ...

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