President of Defense Industry Dr. İsmail Demir said that the modernization of the M60T tanks in the Turkish Armed Forces inventory has been completed and the PULAT Active Protection System has put these tanks in the top 3 in the world.
It was announced that the 15th International Defense Industry Fair IDEF 2021 will be held in from 25 to 28 May 2021, IDEF is one of the 5 biggest defense industry fairs in the world, and Turkish defense industry products will be displayed in it.
TÜBİTAK SAGE Institute Director Gürcan Okumuş said that the domestic aircraft bomb SARB-83 is ready for duty and mass production will be started upon demand.
SAHA Istanbul Gaziantep Branch was opened within the scope of the "Gaziantep Defense Industry Development" cooperation protocol signed between Gaziantep Chamber of Industry and SAHA Istanbul.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, in a statement to Kriter magazine, said that the number of ongoing projects in the Turkish defense industry is close to 700 and that the National Combat Aircraft will leave the hangar in 2023.
Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Adil Karaismailoğlu said: "One of the goals that we set ourselves as the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure for the 100th anniversary of our Republic is to be in space with a fleet of 6 satellites in 2023."