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UK and Turkiye to Deepen Relations
Bilateral Relations

UK and Turkiye to Deepen Relations

Turkish and UK Defence Ministers signed a letter of intent for a closer defence relationship between the two nations.

British Defence Minister Visits Turkish Counterpart
Bilateral Relations Air

British Defence Minister Visits Turkish Counterpart

UK Secretary of State for Defence Grant Shapps pays an official visit to his Turkish counterpart Yaşar Güler.

Mojave UCAV Performs STOL from Ship
Unmanned Systems Navy / Maritime

Mojave UCAV Performs STOL from Ship

General Atomics’ Mojave UCAV performed its first landing and take-off onboard Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales.

Güler: We are Planning to Buy a Typhoon Fighter Jet
Air Bilateral Relations

Güler: We are Planning to Buy a Typhoon Fighter Jet

Defence Minister Yaşar Güler announced they plan to purchase 40 Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jets from the United Kingdom and Spain.

MBDA Signs an Air Defence System Agreement with Poland
Weapon / Missile

MBDA Signs an Air Defence System Agreement with Poland

MBDA will transfer its technologies to the Polish missile manufacturer Polska Grupa Zbrojna to manufacture anti-aircraft defence system CAMM-ER missiles.

New Configuration for Hunter-class Frigate
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

New Configuration for Hunter-class Frigate

BAE Systems has exhibited a new configuration of Australian Hunter-class frigate with additional 64 VLS cells in Indo Pacific 2023.

The Times: Germany May Leave the FCAS for the Tempest
Air Defence Politics Bilateral Relations

The Times: Germany May Leave the FCAS for the Tempest

Germany is reportedly considering leaving the FCAS project with France for the British GCAP/Tempest, upsetting the European strategic balance.

Kraken and L3Harris to Cooperate on K40 MANTA USV
Navy / Maritime Unmanned Systems

Kraken and L3Harris to Cooperate on K40 MANTA USV

UK-based Kraken Technology Group announced cooperation with US-based L3Harris on autonomous technologies for Kraken’s K40 MANTA Submersible USV.

Terma will Supply Type 26 Frigate with Radars
Navy / Maritime Sensors

Terma will Supply Type 26 Frigate with Radars

Danish Terma will equip the Royal Navy’s five new Type 26 frigates with SCANTER 6000 2D naval surveillance radar.

UK to Deploy Surveillance Aircraft to the Middle East
Air Sensors

UK to Deploy Surveillance Aircraft to the Middle East

The UK will deploy forces to the eastern Mediterranean to support Israel and track regional threats.

UK Launched the Detailed Design Phase of SSN-AUKUS
Navy / Maritime

UK Launched the Detailed Design Phase of SSN-AUKUS

The British Defence Ministry, on October 1st, launched the detailed design phase by awarding three contracts to BAE Systems, Rolls Royce and Babcock.

KAAN's Ejection Seat at Tests
Air

KAAN's Ejection Seat at Tests

Turkish Fighter KAAN passed its first ejection seat test, carried out in the United Kingdom,

FNSS Showcases its Hybrid Electric Solutions in the UK
Engine and Transmission

FNSS Showcases its Hybrid Electric Solutions in the UK

FNSS participates in the “Future Armoured Vehicles Power Systems” conference to present its Hybrid Electric solutions in power systems for armoured vehicles.

Rheinmetall Presents ADW Anti-Tank Area Defence Weapon
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show Land

Rheinmetall Presents ADW Anti-Tank Area Defence Weapon

The Rheinmetall company introduced a new intelligent Area Defence Weapon (ADW) as an anti-tank weapon system at the DSEI 2023.