In a meeting with Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani, Tayyip Erdogan the Turkish Prime Minister have said that turkey is working on the UAV projects along with a gunship helicopter for Turkish armed forces. He also said that his country is also producing warships and APCs.

He added that Pakistan and Turkey can cooperate in these projects. This meeting was held in in Ankara. Pakistan and turkey have singed 17 MoUs for cooperation including defense.

Turkish attack helicopter is called T-129 and it is based on the A129 Mangusta . It is designed as gunship helicopter capable of all-weather day and night missions in cooperation with the Agusta Westland, Aselsan and TAI (Turkish Aerospace Industries) under a contract worth $3 billion.

In first stage Turkish armed forces have placed an order for 60 T129s delivery of which will start in 2013.

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