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One Company Three Milestones
Air Unmanned Systems Engine and Transmission

One Company Three Milestones

Turkish Aerospace CEO Professor Temel Kotil presented three milestones about the company’s workout.

Pentagon Cancels New Engine Programme for F-35 Jets
Engine and Transmission

Pentagon Cancels New Engine Programme for F-35 Jets

Pentagon decided not to continue the programme to develop a new engine for the F-35 fighter jet as it was too expensive according to the fiscal 2024 budget.

Rolls-Royce Tests B-52 Stratofortresses New Turbofans
Air Modernisation Engine and Transmission

Rolls-Royce Tests B-52 Stratofortresses New Turbofans

Rolls-Royce North America has conducted an initial series of engine tests with F130 engines that will power 76 B-52 Stratofortress strategic bombers in the future. The Company expects to deliver over 600 engines as part of the B-52 modernisation program. The testing is performed at the company’s NASA Stennis Space Centre outdoor facility in Mississippi, U.S.

BMC Attends IDEX with Armoured Vehicles and Engines
Land Engine and Transmission Expo and Air Show

BMC Attends IDEX with Armoured Vehicles and Engines

İzmir based BMC and its subsidiary BMC Power attend IDEX in Abu Dhabi with its armoured vehicles and engines for the use of armed forces.

V-22 Joint Programme Grounds Tilt Rotor Aircraft
Air Modernisation Engine and Transmission

V-22 Joint Programme Grounds Tilt Rotor Aircraft

The U.S. military recently issued a new flight restriction for the V-22 Osprey, grounding an undisclosed number of tilt rotors to fix the hard clutch engagement issue that was behind the other flight restriction issued last year. The decision follows a recommendation from the Pentagon’s V-22 Joint Programme Office based on a “progressive increase in hard clutch engagement events and ongoing engineering analysis”.

BMC Handovers Tuna Engine
Engine and Transmission

BMC Handovers Tuna Engine

BMC Power, an engine and power system subsidiary of the Turkish land vehicles manufacturer, handover the first domestic wheeled vehicle engines. The name of the new propulsion system was also published during the ceremony.

Hürjet Starts Engine
Engine and Transmission

Hürjet Starts Engine

Hürjet Jet Trainer, a Project of Turkish Aerospace, has passed another important milestone. The aircraft started its engine for the first time.

BMC Delivers the First Domestic Engine for Vuran
Engine and Transmission

BMC Delivers the First Domestic Engine for Vuran

BMC is going to deliver the first domestically built diesel engines. Systems will empower Vuran wheeled tactical armoured vehicles of the company.

OTOKAR Introduced the 8X8 ARMA II
Land Engine and Transmission

OTOKAR Introduced the 8X8 ARMA II

OTOKAR introduced its first 8x8 military vehicle ARMA II, with a home-grown engine, after a 6,000-kilometre road test: the Ecotorq engine.

BMC Secures Altay’s Transmission from ROK Company
Engine and Transmission

BMC Secures Altay’s Transmission from ROK Company

According to Korea based dongA.com, a local company will export its 1,500-horsepower automatic transmission for the Turkish Altay Main Battle Tank.

Anadolu May Not Experience Juan Carlos I's Problems
Navy / Maritime Engine and Transmission

Anadolu May Not Experience Juan Carlos I's Problems

Problems experienced in the Spanish Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) Juan Carlos I due to propulsion system malfunction came to the fore.

Pentagon Suspends Deliveries of F-35 Engines
Engine and Transmission

Pentagon Suspends Deliveries of F-35 Engines

According to Defence News, Pratt & Whitney has suspended deliveries of a new F135 engine for the F-35 Lightning II jets.

Akar: Ukraine will Provide KIZILELMA’s Engine
Engine and Transmission

Akar: Ukraine will Provide KIZILELMA’s Engine

Turkish Defence Minister Hulusi Akar stated that Turkish Ukrainian defence agreement on the engine continues.

Altay’s Batu Engine Starts Trials Soon
Engine and Transmission

Altay’s Batu Engine Starts Trials Soon

BMC Power will initiate Batu tank engine trials soon. The information came during the 5th Land Systems Seminar in Ankara. Turkish company BMC Power is preparing for qualification tests of an indigenously developed Batu tank engine. Turkish Defence Industry Agency official made the relevant statement when answering a question about powerpack.