Turkiye News

Ukraine Uses Turkish Semi-Auto Shotguns
Weapon / Missile

Ukraine Uses Turkish Semi-Auto Shotguns

Ukrainian soldiers were spotted with HATSAN’s BTS-12 bullpup mag-fed shotguns, seemingly utilising them against incoming UAVs.

KEMANKEŞ 2 Mini Cruise Missile Begins Testing
Weapon / Missile Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software

KEMANKEŞ 2 Mini Cruise Missile Begins Testing

Baykar has started the new member of its jet-powered KEMANKEŞ line of munition, AI-Supported KEMANKEŞ 2, with a launch from speeding pickup.

Turkiye to Join the Lunar Research Station Programme ILRS
Space

Turkiye to Join the Lunar Research Station Programme ILRS

Russia revealed that Turkiye had registered to participate in the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS), which China and Russia are launching jointly.

Baykar Joins FIDAE 2024 in Chile
Weapon / Missile Unmanned Systems Expo and Air Show

Baykar Joins FIDAE 2024 in Chile

Baykar has put AKINCI UCAV and Bayraktar TB2 armed UAV with the Chilean flag and roundel on display in the FIDAE 2024 exhibition organised in Chile.

ASELSAN to Modernise Chilean Leopard 2 MBTs
Land Modernisation Expo and Air Show

ASELSAN to Modernise Chilean Leopard 2 MBTs

ASELSAN has been awarded a contract to modernise the engagement and sensor capabilities of Chilean Leopard 2 MBTs.

Turkiye's F-16 Viper Modernisation to be Divided by Two
Air Modernisation

Turkiye's F-16 Viper Modernisation to be Divided by Two

Turkiye’s F-16 Modernisation programme with the US is currently under discussion. Two institutions will share the workload to upgrade 79 jets to Block 70 level.

Bayraktar AKINCI UCAV Completes 50000 Flight Hours
Unmanned Systems

Bayraktar AKINCI UCAV Completes 50000 Flight Hours

Since its first flight in 2019, Baykar’s AKINCI UCAV has reached 50000 flight hours, achieving many milestones in the process.

ASELSAN Opens Branch Office in Latin America
Investment Expo and Air Show

ASELSAN Opens Branch Office in Latin America

ASELSAN opened its Santiago Office in Latin America as part of its global growth strategy.

Burkina Faso Shows Bayraktar AKINCI and TB2 UAVs
Unmanned Systems

Burkina Faso Shows Bayraktar AKINCI and TB2 UAVs

Baykar’s AKINCI UCAV was seen alongside TB2 armed UAVs serving Burkina Faso with various munitions. The UCAV was seen fitted with MAM-L and MAM-T munitions.

TULGAR HMD In Tests with F-16 Fighter Jet
Air

TULGAR HMD In Tests with F-16 Fighter Jet

ASELSAN’s TULGAR Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD) system, which is under development for a KAAN fighter jet, is being tested on an F-16 fighter jet.

ASELSAN’s Radars and Jammers Used by Argentine
E/W Sensors

ASELSAN’s Radars and Jammers Used by Argentine

Argentinian Armed Forces personnel use ACAR-K radars and İHASAVAR man-portable C-UAS jammers developed by ASELSAN.

ICDDA Opens Its Doors for the Sixth Time
Expo and Air Show

ICDDA Opens Its Doors for the Sixth Time

The Industrial Cooperation Days in Defence and Aerospace (ICDDA) international event will be hosted by the Ankara ATO Congresium from 17 to 19 April 2024.

Baykar’s KALKAN VTOL UAV Reaches 14500 ft
Unmanned Systems

Baykar’s KALKAN VTOL UAV Reaches 14500 ft

Baykar’s KALKAN VTOL UAV, intended for ISR and targeting missions, has been tested at 14500 ft altitude with an 18-hp internal combustion engine and BG-160 E/O.

Turkish MFA Gets "Defence Industry" Regulation
Country Defence Politics

Turkish MFA Gets "Defence Industry" Regulation

Articles related to the defence industry were included in the duties of the General Directorate of International Security of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.