Turkey's defense industry agenda 03 - 09 May 2021

Developed by ASELSAN and ROKETSAN, the autonomous configuration of Turkey’s Hisar-A+ missile hit a high-speed target aircraft with increased performance in altitude and range.

The CEO of Baykar Haluk Bayraktar shared first time seen 3D concept drawings of Bayraktar-TB3 UAV onboard the TCG Anadolu vessel.

Launched on January 8, 2021, Türksat 5A, has reached its orbit where it will serve for 30 years. It will be put in service after June, following the completion of necessary tests.

Konya increased its defense and aviation exports by 445 percent in the first quarter of 2021, becoming the third city in Turkey to export the most in this field.

Bayraktar TB2 UAVs, equipped with domestic CATS cameras developed by ASELSAN, have been delivered to the Gendarmerie General Command and General Directorate of Security.

It has been announced that the armed unmanned sea vehicle, developed by ARES Shipyard and METEKSAN Defense and whose prototype production has been completed, is ready to launch missiles.

STM Defense Technologies Engineering and Trade Inc. one of the top 100 defense industry companies in the world, celebrated its 30th anniversary.

Turkey has tested its first 1,500-hp locally made tank engine - named Batu - successfully. The engine is developed by Turkish firm BMC Power for various tanks, armored vehicles and machines.

ASELSAN kicked off the Mobile tank firing tests of its VOLKAN-M Fire Control System.

The 15th International Defense Industry Fair IDEF2021 has been postponed to 17-20 August 2021.

Coşkunöz Defense and Aviation Inc. announced that it has successfully delivered the 26th medium hull produced for South Korea's General-Purpose Helicopter.

The Turkish Ministry of Defence has delivered 10 vehicles specially produced for explosive reconnaissance and destruction to the Turkish Land Forces.

ASELSAN has increased its exports by 44 percent in 2020 compared to the previous year and signed a new export contract of 446 million dollars.

While Turkey has achieved $1 billion in defense and aerospace exports in the first 4 months of 2021, the biggest share of these exports was to the US with an estimated amount of $386,1 million.

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