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Bluehomeland (Mavi Vatan) Exercise Began
Land Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

Bluehomeland (Mavi Vatan) Exercise Began

Turkish Navy’s planned drill “Blue Homeland 2021” have started. The drill will be executed on the Mediterranean Sea and the Aegean Sea simultaneously.

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began
Navy / Maritime Air Regional / Strategy Defence Politics Unmanned Systems

Poseidon 21 Black Sea Naval Exercises Began

The multinational exercise “Poseidon 21” started on Saturday, February 27, in the Black Sea port of Constanta.

Meltem at Turkish Maritime
Navy / Maritime Air Modernisation

Meltem at Turkish Maritime

Turkish Ministry of Defence announced that the Turkish Maritime Patrol Aircraft with tail number TCB 752 successfully performed the acceptance test flight.

2.07 billion to start working on the aircraft carrier
Navy / Maritime Air

2.07 billion to start working on the aircraft carrier

ROK, The Defence Acquisition Program Administration (DAPA) announced its initial budget for a light aircraft carrier that F-35B can be deployed.

New Attack Helicopter Project from TUSAŞ
Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

New Attack Helicopter Project from TUSAŞ

Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) unveiled its new concept. TUSAŞ will design and develop a new hybrid unmanned helicopter for attack purposes. The concept was unveiled during a ceremony.

Two More Anka to Protect Blue Homeland
Navy / Maritime Air Unmanned Systems

Two More Anka to Protect Blue Homeland

TUSAŞ has delivered two Armed Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (ANKA) Male Class to the Turkish Navy. The UAVs have extended-range flight capacity.

Warning call from the US
Air Bilateral Relations Defence Politics

Warning call from the US

Egypt is expected to receive Russian Su-35 fighters this year. US defence secretary web site announced today a phone call between two countries USA and Egypt.

IDEX under the Shadow of Covid
Land Air Ammunition

IDEX under the Shadow of Covid

International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi is hosting guests since February 21st. Boots are established but some participants did not attend due to the pandemic.

Two FCAS or End of FCAS?
Air Investment Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Two FCAS or End of FCAS?

Reuters reported that Germany and France are dealing to solve problems on future joint Fighter Jet; FCAS. Agency wrote that Europe’s biggest defence project has sparked tensions between Berlin and Paris.

TB2 Flies for 300 Thousand Hours
Air Unmanned Systems

TB2 Flies for 300 Thousand Hours

Baykar’s Armed UAV TB2 Bayraktar has broken a new flight hour record. It reached 300 thousand flight hours.

Israel to Develop Arrow-4 with the U.S
Air Space Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations Regional / Strategy

Israel to Develop Arrow-4 with the U.S

The Israel Missile Defence Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defence Agency (MDA) have started developing the Arrow-4 weapon system. Arrow-4 is a next-generation endo-exoatmospheric interceptor missile. Currently, Arrow weapon system comprises Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors and Arrow-4 will replace the Arrow-2 within the next several years.

TUSAŞ to Print Component for Satellite
Air Space Investment

TUSAŞ to Print Component for Satellite

TUSAŞ used Additive Manufacturing Technology for the first time on the satellite's structural component.

Single-crystal Success from Tübitak to TEI
Air Investment Modernisation

Single-crystal Success from Tübitak to TEI

TUBİTAK-MAM developed and produced single-crystal turbine blades for TEI’s TS-1400 engine.

Airbus’s Armed C295 at Test Flight with Roketsan's Teber
Air Weapon / Missile Modernisation Unmanned Systems

Airbus’s Armed C295 at Test Flight with Roketsan's Teber

Airbus-owned test aircraft is spotted carrying four 500-pound-series bombs fitted with the Turkish Roketsan Teber guidance kit.