The Philippine Air Force (TWG) technical working group has identified Sikorsky UH60 (Blackhawk) as a combat helicopter that will replace Bell 412 EPI, while the election of T129 ATAK from Turkish Aerospace Industries can be reconsidered for attack helicopters. project choice because of the problem of electricity generation.
“The TWG Air Force has come up with recommendations for Black Hawk and T129 but I think we have a problem with T129,” said Defense Minister Delfin Lorenzana.
The Defense Minister said that 16 units of blackhawk helicopters would be provided by Sikorsky for $ 240 million, the same amount allocated for Bell 412.
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