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ASELSAN Signs Major Contract for MİLGEM Frigates
Navy / Maritime

ASELSAN Signs Major Contract for MİLGEM Frigates

ASELSAN has announced at Public Disclosure Platform (KAP) that it has signed an agreement with TAIS Shipyards and STM Joint Venture.

Turkiye Launches Pakistan’s Fourth MİLGEM Corvette PNS TARIQ
Navy / Maritime

Turkiye Launches Pakistan’s Fourth MİLGEM Corvette PNS TARIQ

Turkiye will launch the fourth of the MILGEM corvettes exported to Pakistan in Karachi, Pakistan.

STM Signs ToT for Malaysian LMS Batch II
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

STM Signs ToT for Malaysian LMS Batch II

STM signed a memorandum of collaboration for MİLGEM Corvettes at LIMA for the LMS Batch II Procurement Program.

Turkish Companies Compete at LIMA, Malaysia
Air Expo and Air Show Navy / Maritime

Turkish Companies Compete at LIMA, Malaysia

Malaysia will hold LIMA Expo in Langkawi, and 18 Turkish Defence companies and shipyards attend the expo to present their recent products.

ASELSAN’s GÖKDENİZ integrated into İstif Frigate
Weapon / Missile

ASELSAN’s GÖKDENİZ integrated into İstif Frigate

ASELSAN's GÖKDENİZ CIWS passed Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and integrated into the MİLGEM-5 Ship.

The First Welding of MİLGEM İZMİR is on Monday
Navy / Maritime

The First Welding of MİLGEM İZMİR is on Monday

The first welding ceremony of the İZMİR İstif Class Frigate will be held four days after the contract signing at the private Sedef Shipyard.

MİLGEM Private Shipyard Term Starts Tomorrow with Three Frigates
Navy / Maritime

MİLGEM Private Shipyard Term Starts Tomorrow with Three Frigates

A contract signing ceremony will be held at the Defence Industry Agency (SSB) for the 6th, 7th and 8th ships of the National Ship Programme (MİLGEM).

Demir: Turkiye Will Build Three MİLGEM Frigates in 36 Months
Navy / Maritime

Demir: Turkiye Will Build Three MİLGEM Frigates in 36 Months

President of SSB Professor İsmail Demir stated that the 6th, 7th and 8th ships of the MİLGEM project, the İstif (I) Class Frigate, will be realised at private shipyards. SSB will coordinate the production of three national frigates simultaneously by utilising the production power of private sector shipyards and putting them at the disposal of the Naval Forces Command. TurDef had previously announced exclusive news that the ships would be built in a private shipyard.

Type 23: Technical Analysis of Envisaged Procurement Program
Navy / Maritime Interview / Exclusive File

Type 23: Technical Analysis of Envisaged Procurement Program

TurDef, published in its previous news that there has yet to be a final agreement for the Type 23 frigates based on the information obtained. The process is in the detailed examination feasibility stage, according to TurDef's exclusive sources.

MİLGEM Negotiations will be Finalised by February
Navy / Maritime

MİLGEM Negotiations will be Finalised by February

Exclusive sources confirmed TurDef's former news that three İstif Class frigates from MILGEM Programme will be built in private shipyards.

PNMİLGEM’s Model Ship TCG Burgazada on Naval Drill with Pakistan
Navy / Maritime Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Bilateral Relations

PNMİLGEM’s Model Ship TCG Burgazada on Naval Drill with Pakistan

Turkiye’s MİLGEM Ada Class TCG Burgazada corvette attended the “Sitara E Hilal” joint exercise with the Pakistan Navy in the Arabian Sea.

Turkish Navy to get Three New frigates
Navy / Maritime

Turkish Navy to get Three New frigates

The Defence Industry Executive Committee (SSİK) decided to initiate the National Ship (MİLGEM) sixth, seventh, and eighth vessel projects as frigates.

SSİK Initiates 25 New Projects
Land Navy / Maritime Air Investment Country

SSİK Initiates 25 New Projects

The last Defence Industry Executive Committee (SSİK) of 2022 was held at the Presidential Complex under the chairmanship of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Regarding the meeting, the Directorate of Communications stated that decisions were taken regarding 25 different projects. Amongst these decisions, the procurement of three İ-class frigates in the MİLGEM Project and the modernisation of F-16 aircraft are the two most important decisions.

ASFAT Exhibits Solutions at IDEAS 2022
Navy / Maritime Expo and Air Show

ASFAT Exhibits Solutions at IDEAS 2022

Many Turkish companies are showcasing their solutions at IDEAS 2022 defence industry fair and seminar. Turkish Defence Ministry subsidiary Military Factory and Shipyard Management ASFAT Inc, is also exhibiting solutions.