DIA News

M60T Tanks to get New Capacity
Land Modernisation

M60T Tanks to get New Capacity

Contract for the Project for Adding Additional Capability to M60T Tanks (TİYK-M60T Project)” was signed between the SSB and ASELSAN.

 Record Defence Budget for Turkiye
Country

Record Defence Budget for Turkiye

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan approved the Strategy and Budget Presidency’s Medium Term Program (2023-2025). Turkiye’s defence budget will exceed 20 billion dollars if the program is carried out as stated.

Turkish Defence Industry to be Presented at MSPO 2022
Expo and Air Show

Turkish Defence Industry to be Presented at MSPO 2022

Turkish Defence Industry is participating in the “MSPO International Defence Industry Fair”, the biggest Military Expo in Central and Eastern Europe.

SİPER Hit target at Near 100 Km range
Weapon / Missile

SİPER Hit target at Near 100 Km range

ASELSAN and Roketsan’s long-range regional air defence missile SİPER has passed a crucial stage with the recent tests at Sinop Test Range.

TÜBİTAK SAGE and Varzene Metal Join Their Forces
Investment

TÜBİTAK SAGE and Varzene Metal Join Their Forces

TÜBİTAK-SAGE and TEI subsidiary Varzene Metal signed a protocol to cover the development of new-generation alloys in the defence industry.

Turkiye will have a record-breaking attendance at the MSPO 2022 Defence expo in Poland
Expo and Air Show

Turkiye will have a record-breaking attendance at the MSPO 2022 Defence expo in Poland

Poland’s largest defence fair, MSPO, will occur between 6-9 September 2022 in the shadow of recent international relations.

Turkiye integrates domestically made Mission Computer Özgür (Free) into F-16
Air

Turkiye integrates domestically made Mission Computer Özgür (Free) into F-16

Turkiye has successfully integrated its domestically developed Mission Computer into its F-16 Block 40 and Block 50 fighters.

SYS Started the mass production of the Turkish 12.7 Machine Gun
Weapon / Missile

SYS Started the mass production of the Turkish 12.7 Machine Gun

Turkiye will equip its platforms with Turkish 12.7 mm machine guns. The Defence Industry Agency (DIA) has reached a new milestone in the mass production of 12.7x99 mm machine guns. Samsun Yurt Savunma, known for its Canik Handguns, started mass production. The machine gun will be installed on land armoured and light vehicles, naval vessels and air platforms. It is also used by infantry on a tripod mount in anti-vehicle and anti-personal roles. The company underlines that its product is the world's most durable Heavy Machine Gun(HMG) with the lowest dispersion rate.

Demir: Turkiye’s only option for  SAMP/T is ToT
Weapon / Missile

Demir: Turkiye’s only option for SAMP/T is ToT

President of Defence Industry Agency (DIA) Professor İsmail Demir stated that Turkiye’s only option for the EUROSAM SAMP/T Air Defence System is technology transfer. Professor Demir, who made a statement to Hürriyet daily, emphasized that Turkiye is not favouring off-the-shelve products and that technology transfer is mandatory.

Turkish BVR Missile Passed the Test with Radar Seeker
Weapon / Missile

Turkish BVR Missile Passed the Test with Radar Seeker

President of the Defence Industry Agency (DIA), Professor İsmail Demir, announced from his social media accounts that Tubitak SAGE’s (Defence Industry Research and Development Institute) Gökdoğan Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile BVR/Peregrine) was fired with radar seeker. Demir stated that BVR Peregrine and Bozdoğan Within Visual Range (WVR/Merlin) would be delivered to the Turkish Armed Forces.

Demir Visits Sefine Shipyard to Examine the DIMDEG Project Ship: Derya
Navy / Maritime Logistics

Demir Visits Sefine Shipyard to Examine the DIMDEG Project Ship: Derya

President of Defence Industry Agency İsmail Demir visited Sefine Shipyard to examine the Replenishment At Sea and Combat Support Ship (DIMDEG) ; Derya.

Test fire of Land Based Atmaca Missile
Weapon / Missile

Test fire of Land Based Atmaca Missile

Turkish Defence Ministry announced that “Surface to Surface Guided Missile ATMACA was fired from land to a target in the sea for the first time.

Demir: Export and Cooperation with Friendly Countries is essential
Expo and Air Show

Demir: Export and Cooperation with Friendly Countries is essential

President of Defence Industry Agency, Professor Ismail Demir, set Defence Industry objectives; To increase the export while developing relations with friendly countries through cooperation in the defence industry. Professor Demir made the opening remarks at SEDEC Homeland Security Expo in Ankara, ATO Congress and Convention Centre. Demir said in sum;

STM500's Pressure Hull is Under Production
Navy / Maritime

STM500's Pressure Hull is Under Production

The President of SSB announced that the production of the STM500 submarine has started, including the test production of the pressure hull.