Turkey's Defense Industry Agenda 05 - 11 April 2021

The Turkish Ministry of National Defence displayed locally developed weapons, equipment and life support systems used by the Turkish Armed Forces to journalists as part of an event organized by the Turkish Army Aviation Command. The ministry also displayed modular military bases and demonstrated the living conditions inside them.

A delegation from the Iraqi Ministry of Defence visited the Turkish Ministry of National Defence as well as the Turkish companies Havelsan and Turkish Aerospace.

The Chairman of the Presidency of Turkish Defence Industries, Ismail Demir, visited a number of companies operating in the field of defense industries located in the first organized industrial zone located in the Sincan district of Ankara, where he inspected the companies and received information about their latest projects.

Turkish Aerospace signed a cooperation agreement with the German company FIT AG, one of the leading companies in the field of additive manufacturing.

A delegation made up of executives from international defense industry firms, based in Indonesia, visited SAHA Istanbul.

In an interview with Defensehere, The General manager of the Turkish defense manufacturer SDT Ömer Korkut said that the South Korean fifth-generation fighter KF-X uses the "KFX Integrated Training System Data Link" produced by SDT.

The third prototype of the Bayraktar Assault UAV successfully completed the mid-altitude flight test.

ASPİLSAN signed an "Agreement for the Supply of Machinery, Equipment, Auxiliary Systems and Software" with the South Korean Company Top Material and an "Agreement for the Supply and Installation of Dry and Clean Rooms" with the Turkish company HTL-Tekno Electromechanical Engineering Inc.

The pilot Deputy Commissioner Özgi Karapolut, became the first woman to pilot attack helicopters in Turkey.

The introductory meeting of Global Telekom ve Entegre Teknolojiler S.A., was held with the attendance of the 10 founding companies which are members of the Communication Technologies Cluster.

The Presidency of Turkish Defence Industries (SSB) Ismail Demir announced that SSB will provide 150 million in support to defense industry companies in 2021.

Turkey succeeded in testing the ignition of a domestic hybrid rocket engine, which is expected to be used in sending an unmanned spacecraft by 2023, and the Turkish Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Warank inspected the rocket engine ignition facility belonging to "Delta V" company.

The Executive Secretary of G5 Sahel, Maman Sambo Sidikou, and his accompanying delegation visited the Presidency of Turkish Defence Industries.

Baykar Defense’s Chief Technology Officer Selçuk Bayraktar inspected the TCG Anadolu vessel.

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