Turkey's Defense Industry Agenda 30 August - 05 September 2021

With some $15 million investment, the new state-of-art 10 thousand square meters facility of Cube Incubation, Teknopark Istanbul’s incubation center, was inaugurated.

Turkish Aerospace Industries signed two more deals with Spirit AeroSystems to produce over 400 parts and sub-assembly components for Boeing platforms.

Turkey’s ASELSAN and Ukraine’s state-run defense company Ukrspetseskport signed an agreement on air defense systems’ modernization.

To be employed at Turkey’s first nuclear power plant Akkuyu, an additional 24 Turkish students will get postgraduate education in Russia, within the framework of a scholarship program.

Haluk Gorgun, CEO of ASELSAN, said the company exhibited 250 products, 60 of which for the first time, during IDEF 2021 in an area of 7 thousand square meters.

Somalian Defense Minister Hassan Hussein Haji and the accompanying delegation visited the Turkish Defense Industries Presidency in Ankara.

The first KC-135R Block 45 aerial refueling aircraft of which modernization was completed was delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces.

TEKNOFEST Chairman Selcuk Bayraktar said other countries make requests from Turkey to host TEKNOFEST aerospace and technology event.

Significant progress has been made in the production of the armed unmanned surface warfare vehicle and the unmanned submarine defense warfare vehicle, developed in cooperation with ASELSAN and Sefine Shipyard.

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