Modernisation News

F-16 ÖZGÜR Drops LGK-82 and LGK-84 Bombs
Air Modernisation

F-16 ÖZGÜR Drops LGK-82 and LGK-84 Bombs

A Turkish F-16 fighter with ÖZGÜR modernisation hit its target with LGK-82 and LGK-84 laser-guided smart bombs.

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Upgraded Oruç Reis Frigate Spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS

Turkish Navy’s TCG Oruç Reis frigate (F-245) undergoing Mid-Life Upgrade (MLU) was spotted with GÖKDENİZ CIWS by the photographer Oğuz Eroğuz.

Modernised Leopard 2A4 MBT Turret for Chile Spotted
Land Modernisation

Modernised Leopard 2A4 MBT Turret for Chile Spotted

A video of TRT World showing ASELSAN’s export products included a modernised turret for Chile’s Leopard 2A4 MBTs, which ASELSAN will modernise.

Portugal Receives the first upgraded C-130H Hercules
Air Modernisation

Portugal Receives the first upgraded C-130H Hercules

The Portuguese Air Force has announced receiving the first of four upgraded C-130H Hercules transport aircraft.

The UAE Modernises HARM Systems
Weapon / Missile Modernisation

The UAE Modernises HARM Systems

The U.S. has approved a potential sale of HARM Control Section Modification Upgrade and related equipment to UAE for an estimated cost of $144 million.

Naval Group Involves in Formidable-class MLU
Navy / Maritime Modernisation

Naval Group Involves in Formidable-class MLU

Naval Group signed a contract with ST Engineering Marine Ltd. for the mid-life upgrade of Formidable-class frigates.

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.

USMC Upgrades H-1 Helicopters for Future Equipment
Air Modernisation

USMC Upgrades H-1 Helicopters for Future Equipment

Bell has announced the arrival of an AH-1Z Viper helicopter to its facilities for an upgrade involving structural and power generation enhancements.

Turkish Army Receives Anti-Tank Missiles and Modernised ACVs
Land Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Turkish Army Receives Anti-Tank Missiles and Modernised ACVs

Turkish Defence Ministry announced that the Army had received anti-tank missiles and Armoured Combat Vehicles (ACV) equipped with Aselsan's NEFER turrets.

TEI Upgrades Oman’s F110-GE-129 Engine
Modernisation Engine and Transmission Expo and Air Show

TEI Upgrades Oman’s F110-GE-129 Engine

TEI upgraded Oman Air Force’s F110-GE-129 engines to F110-GE-129D in accordance with the agreement signed with GE Aerospace.

ROKETSAN’s MZK Turret Conducts Firing Tests
Land Modernisation

ROKETSAN’s MZK Turret Conducts Firing Tests

ROKETSAN announced the test results of a Modular Armoured Turret (MZK) fitted on an M60A3 main battle.

Modernised VAB-Q 6x6 AFV Displayed at DIMDEX 2024
Modernisation Expo and Air Show

Modernised VAB-Q 6x6 AFV Displayed at DIMDEX 2024

Qatar’s VAB-Q 6x6 armoured vehicle, modernised by ASELSAN and Qatari Barzan Holdings, is displayed at the DIMDEX 2024 exhibition.

ASELSAN Delivers MURAD Radar for AKINCI UCAV and F-16
Air Sensors Modernisation

ASELSAN Delivers MURAD Radar for AKINCI UCAV and F-16

Two MURAD AESA radars have been delivered for the F-16 fighter jet and AKINCI UCAV.