Turkey defense industry agenda 8-14 May 2023

Cruise missile ÇAKIR, fired by UCAV Bayraktar Akıncı, successfully hit its target in a global first for a UCAV firing a cruise missile.

Security and National Security Fair and Conference ISAF Exclusive was held for its 6th year from 10-12 May 2023 in Ankara.

Turkey’s first short range ballistic missile TAYFUN successfully completed its second firing test.

ASELSAN shared the first images from its tests of the AKKOR Protection System.

The 737 MAX Full Flight Simulator HAVELSAN manufactured for Turkish Airlines received a Level D certification from the European Aviation Safety Agency, the highest qualification level possible.

The mortar ammunition-bearing, rotary winged UAV BOYGA developed by STM hit its target on the mark in testing rounds.

The first firing tests were successfully conducted from an F-16 and a Bayraktar Akıncı UCAV of the New Generation Guidance Kit GÖZDE developed in cooperation between ASELSAN and TÜBİTAK SAGE.

Otokar signed a 41 million dollar export agreement on 4x4 tactical wheeled armored vehicles and related spare parts, maintenance and training services.

Turkey’s long range air defense system SİPER successfully hit its target in its final test shot before descending to the field.

ASELSAN’s Close Air Defense System Gökdeniz was integrated onto seacraft TCG İstanbul.

STM General Manager Özgür Güleryüz stated that they had exported the rotary winged attack UAV KARGU to 10 countries.

Bilal Aktaş, who had retired from the Defense Industry Agency Quality Testing and Certification Department, has become the General Manager of Repkon Foreign Trade.

Turkey shared images for the first time of CENK, its most developed ballistic missile.

ASELSAN and BMC signed an agreement on tank systems worth approximately 200 million euros and 1.5 billion Turkish lira.

TEI and BOTAŞ signed the protocols “Agreement on Maintenance Care for Gas Turbine Motors at BOTAŞ” and “The Development and Procurement of New Gas Turbines”.

Within the framework of an agreement with the Defense Industry Agency, ASELSAN is to modernize the Coast Guard Command’s helicopters.

Machine and Chemical Industry General Manager İlham Keleş stated that they had exported the light towed howitzer Boran to two countries and were continuing talks with 5 other countries.

The “Turkish Defense Industry Century” symposium organized by SETA took place in Ankara with the participation of Defense Industry President İsmail Demir.

The gunpowder, shell and capsule production facilities whose construction is ongoing in the Çorum Sungurlu Organized Industrial Zone began production.

An agreement was signed with Verisis for software updates to the BALİSTİKA national and domestic ballistics analysis system developed by TÜBİTAK Space.

The Military Factories Directorate General signed a protocol with ASPİLSAN Energy on the supply of military batteries.

Turkey defense industry agenda 8-14 May 2023

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