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Siper Will Be Vertically Launched
Air Weapon / Missile Investment Country Regional / Strategy Modernisation

Siper Will Be Vertically Launched

President of Defence Industries, Prof İsmail Demir, attended a television interview today. Demir gave details about Turkish air defence systems. Demir said that Siper will be vertically launched, and have ARH + IIR.

Airbus reports full year 2020 results
Air Space Investment Modernisation

Airbus reports full year 2020 results

Airbus SE reported consolidated Full-Year (FY) 2020 financial results and provided guidance for 2021.

First Atak Helicopter for Police
Land Air Defence Politics Modernisation

First Atak Helicopter for Police

Turkish Aerospace Industries (TUSAS) announced that two T-129 Atak assault helicopters are delivered to the General Directorate of Police and Turkish armed forces. There are more than 50 T-129 helicopters in the inventory of the army. Turkish police received its first T-129 helicopter.

Ukraine Seeks Foreign Partner for An-74 Aircraft Plant
Air Investment Country Modernisation

Ukraine Seeks Foreign Partner for An-74 Aircraft Plant

Ukrainian state concern UkrOboronProm published a proposal statement to find an international partner to revive its Kharkiv State Aviation Manufacturing Company (KSAMC). The plant manufactures An-74 aircraft and has 20 planes to complete production.

Egypt to acquire RAM Block 2
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Defence Politics Modernisation

Egypt to acquire RAM Block 2

State Department approved a possible FMS to Egypt of Rolling Airframe Missiles (RAM) Block 2 Tactical Missiles for an estimated cost of $197 million.

Vietnam orders L-39NG Albatros jet trainers from Aero Vodochody
Air Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Vietnam orders L-39NG Albatros jet trainers from Aero Vodochody

Aero Vodochody will deliver the 12 L-39NG Albatros jet trainers under a contract signed between OMNIPOL and the Vietnam defence ministry.

India receives Arjun Mk-1A Tanks
Land Modernisation

India receives Arjun Mk-1A Tanks

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi handed over the indigenous main battle tank Arjun Mk-1A to the Army.

Iran Test-Fires Short-Range ‘Smart’ Missile
Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Iran Test-Fires Short-Range ‘Smart’ Missile

Iran’s army test-fired a sophisticated short-range missile on Sunday, state media reported.

HAVELSAN to represent Naval Solutions in NAVTEX
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Bilateral Relations Modernisation

HAVELSAN to represent Naval Solutions in NAVTEX

The NAVDEX 2021 will begin soon in the United Arab Emirates. The Expo is considered one of the region’s leading naval defence and maritime security exhibition. NAVDEX is held alongside IDEX, the International Defence Exhibition and Conference and features a purpose-built exhibition hall, ADNEC Marina for visiting naval ships, a pontoon for small crafts, daily water demonstrations and an outdoor display area.

UkrOboronProm signs agreements for over USD 1 Billion in UAE
Investment Bilateral Relations Modernisation

UkrOboronProm signs agreements for over USD 1 Billion in UAE

UkrOboronProm signed agreements and contracts with the Tawazun Economic Council and EDGE Group to expand military cooperation, totalling more than 1 billion.

Ukraine wants more cooperation on Milgem
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Ukraine wants more cooperation on Milgem

According to Ukraine based defence magazine “Defense Express” The plan for constructing Ada-class corvettes envisages much more involvement of Ukraine.

Atmaca will be in the inventory in 2021
Land Navy / Maritime Air Weapon / Missile Modernisation

Atmaca will be in the inventory in 2021

Prof. Dr Faruk Yiğit, Chairman of the Board and Murat İkinci, President & CEO of Roketsan, provided information about recent developments at Roketsan.

Roketsan Provides ULAQ’s Teeth
Navy / Maritime Weapon / Missile Modernisation Unmanned Systems

Roketsan Provides ULAQ’s Teeth

CİRİT and L-UMTAS missiles are integrated on an unmanned naval platform.

Fıncantıerı Launches the Second Corvette for Qatar
Navy / Maritime Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Fıncantıerı Launches the Second Corvette for Qatar

The technical launch of the corvette “Damsah”(F-102) and the keel laying of “Sumaysimah”, respectively the second and fourth of the Al Zubarah Class (Doha Class) Corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program with deliveries respectively in 2022 and 2023, took place at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard.