Engine and Transmission News

TB3 will fly with TEI’s PD-170 Engines
Unmanned Systems Engine and Transmission

TB3 will fly with TEI’s PD-170 Engines

TUSAŞ Engine Inc. (TEI) President and General Manager Mahmut Akşit stated that TEI’s PD-170 engine family would power Baykar’s TB3. Bayraktar Chief Technical Manager Selçuk Bayraktar gave more hints about the current status of UAV. "TEI has manufactured a very successful diesel engine" Bayraktar said.

SOM and ATMACA’s engine KTJ-3200 is very close to mass production
Weapon / Missile Engine and Transmission Expo and Air Show

SOM and ATMACA’s engine KTJ-3200 is very close to mass production

Agreements were signed at IDEF for the mass production of KTJ-3200 engines to power up SOM and ATMACA missiles. This agreement decided to use Kale ARGE’s turbojet engines in the Roketsan’s SOM and ATMACA missiles.

ATAK II’s Engine Displayed at TUSAŞ’s Stand
Air Engine and Transmission Expo and Air Show

ATAK II’s Engine Displayed at TUSAŞ’s Stand

TUSAŞ exhibits its aerial platforms at IDEF. The ATAK II and Gökbey helicopter, Hurjet and TF-X aircraft, Anka UAV are exhibited together.

İşbir Elektrik Prepares for New Facility
Investment Engine and Transmission

İşbir Elektrik Prepares for New Facility

İşbir Elektrik will move to its new facility. The facility was established in 1978 as the Power Generation Machinery Factory.

TUSAS Supplies 14 Engines to the ATAK II Helicopter
Air Engine and Transmission

TUSAS Supplies 14 Engines to the ATAK II Helicopter

Turkish Aerospace (TUSAŞ) and the Ukrainian “Motor Sich” company signed a Heavy Duty Attack Helicopter engine contract.

HMS Defender Visits Istanbul
Navy / Maritime Investment Bilateral Relations Engine and Transmission

HMS Defender Visits Istanbul

(Photo Courtesy of Bosphorus Naval News) Royal Navy’s Daring-class air-defence destroyer HMS Defender (D36) visits Istanbul to host UK Industry Day on board.

First heartbeat of FIRTINA
Land Engine and Transmission

First heartbeat of FIRTINA

President of Defence Industries Profesor İsmail Demir announced that the 1,000-horsepower UTKU engine was ignited for the first time.

Altay’s Engine Passed Initial Tests
Land Engine and Transmission

Altay’s Engine Passed Initial Tests

Altay Main Battle Tank project passed an important milestone. The Power Group Development (BATU) Project gave its first fruit. The 1500 HP engine is ignited for the first time. BMC Power announced that the test was carried out in April 2021.

Motor Sich may become half-Turkish Company
Bilateral Relations Engine and Transmission

Motor Sich may become half-Turkish Company

Ukrainian jet engine maker Motor Sich wants to sell half of its stakes to a Turkish company. The sale was discussed between Ukrainian and Turkish Presidents.

SOM’s Engine Waits for June
Engine and Transmission

SOM’s Engine Waits for June

The head of the Department of Engine and Power Transmission Systems, Mesude Kılınç, explained the works carried out at the department. Kılınç gave important information about some of the Projects.