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TÜBİTAK Finishes AKBABA Missile’s Antenna Layout Analysis
Navy / Maritime E/W Weapon / Missile Sensors Engine and Transmission

TÜBİTAK Finishes AKBABA Missile’s Antenna Layout Analysis

ROKETSAN’s AKBABA anti-radiation missile’s second phase antenna layout analysis was completed according to the 2023 Annual Report of TÜBİTAK.

The U.S. Sent an LOA for the F-35 Lightning II to Greece
Air

The U.S. Sent an LOA for the F-35 Lightning II to Greece

The U.S. sent the Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) regarding the F-35 Lightning II aircraft supply to Greece.

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.

TULGAR HMD In Tests with F-16 Fighter Jet
Air

TULGAR HMD In Tests with F-16 Fighter Jet

ASELSAN’s TULGAR Helmet-Mounted Display (HMD) system, which is under development for a KAAN fighter jet, is being tested on an F-16 fighter jet.

Korean KAI Proposes FA-50 to the Royal Thai Air Force
Air

Korean KAI Proposes FA-50 to the Royal Thai Air Force

Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) has offered to sell its FA-50 light attack aircraft to the Royal Thai Air Force (RTAF).

GE Becomes GE Aerospace after GE Vernova Spin-Off
Air Investment Engine and Transmission

GE Becomes GE Aerospace after GE Vernova Spin-Off

GE Aerospace launches as an independent public company positioned to deliver propulsion, services and systems.

American Delegation visits Turkish Defence Ministry
Bilateral Relations

American Delegation visits Turkish Defence Ministry

Minister of National Defence Yaşar Güler received four U.S. House of Representatives Armed Services Committee members in Ankara.

ASELSAN’s AESA Radar on Flight Test on F-16 Özgür
Air E/W Sensors

ASELSAN’s AESA Radar on Flight Test on F-16 Özgür

ASELSAN's indigenous AESA Aircraft Nose Radar made its first flight with the F-16 ÖZGÜR platform.

Argentina Reaches Second-Hand F-16s for US$650 Million
Air

Argentina Reaches Second-Hand F-16s for US$650 Million

Argentina purchased 24 second-hand Danish F-16A/B MLUs with AMRAAM and Sidewinder missiles for US$650 million.

Former US Ambassador Supports Turkiye Acquiring F-35s
Air Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Former US Ambassador Supports Turkiye Acquiring F-35s

James Jeffrey, the Former U.S. ambassador to Ankara, supported Turkiye's acquisition of F-35s, underlining that CAATSA is fading away.

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.

Four in a Row: F-16 Hits Targets with TOLUN SDB
Ammunition

Four in a Row: F-16 Hits Targets with TOLUN SDB

In the latest test, four ASELSAN TOLUN small-diameter bombs were dropped from an F-16 fighter jet simultaneously, hitting four separate targets.

U.S. Opens a New Page on Defence Industry with Turkiye
Air Investment Ammunition Modernisation

U.S. Opens a New Page on Defence Industry with Turkiye

After the Turkish veto on Sweden’s NATO membership was lifted, U.S. officials showed interest in deepening U.S.-Turkiye defence industry relations.

Turkish – U.S. Relations to Regain Momentum
Bilateral Relations

Turkish – U.S. Relations to Regain Momentum

U.S. Ambassador to Turkiye, Jeff Flake, wrote an article about bilateral relations at the Deseret, where he focuses on defence industry relations.