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Bloomberg: Türkiye Scaling Down $23 Billion Defence Contract
Air Bilateral Relations Modernisation

Bloomberg: Türkiye Scaling Down $23 Billion Defence Contract

Bloomberg claimed that Turkiye is taking action to reduce costs in the $23 billion F-16 deal.

Turkiye, Romania, and Bulgaria to Cooperate in Mine Hunting
Regional / Strategy

Turkiye, Romania, and Bulgaria to Cooperate in Mine Hunting

Turkiye, Romania, and Bulgaria signed an MCM agreement to activate a centre to combat drifting sea mines in the Black Sea.

Nurol Makina Introduces Estonia’s New Vehicle
Land

Nurol Makina Introduces Estonia’s New Vehicle

Estonian President Alar Karis visited the Nurol Makina factory in Ankara and was briefed about the NMS 4X4 armoured vehicles his country will receive.

ASFAT Exports Vuran APC to Georgia
Land

ASFAT Exports Vuran APC to Georgia

ASFAT, as the main contractor, has exported 46 BMC VURAN 4x4 vehicles to the Georgian Ministry of Defence.

MKE Presents MPT 76 X39mm Rifle Version
Weapon / Missile Simulator / AI / Drill/ Software Expo and Air Show

MKE Presents MPT 76 X39mm Rifle Version

Defence Ministry company MKE Inc. presented the MPT 76X39mm rifle version at the Efes 2024 exercise defence industry display area in Seferihisar.

Baykar Completes TB2 Armed UAV Delivery to Poland
Unmanned Systems

Baykar Completes TB2 Armed UAV Delivery to Poland

Baykar completed the final batch delivery of the TB2 system to Poland. Haluk Bayraktar announced the development on his social media account.

Heckler & Koch Introduces Russian 7.62x39mm Calibres
Weapon / Missile

Heckler & Koch Introduces Russian 7.62x39mm Calibres

German arms manufacturer Heckler & Koch plans to introduce the Soviet-design 7.62x39mm round.

North Macedonia’s New President Says “Macedonia"
Bilateral Relations

North Macedonia’s New President Says “Macedonia"

North Macedonia’s new President, Siljanovska, said “Macedonia” in the oath, referring to the Republic of Macedonia as it was known until 2019.

Turkiye will not transfer the S-400 Triumf to any country
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Turkiye will not transfer the S-400 Triumf to any country

Turkish Defence Minister Yasar Guler confirmed that Ankara has no plans to transfer the S-400 air defence missile system to any other country.

Turkiye to Join the Lunar Research Station Programme ILRS
Space

Turkiye to Join the Lunar Research Station Programme ILRS

Russia revealed that Turkiye had registered to participate in the International Lunar Research Station (ILRS), which China and Russia are launching jointly.

India Plans on BrahMos AShM Sale to Greece
Weapon / Missile

India Plans on BrahMos AShM Sale to Greece

Indian media has shared an animation for its BrahMos supersonic anti-ship missile, including the missile being ‘used’ by Greece against Turkiye.

Turkiye Withdrew From the CFE
Regional / Strategy

Turkiye Withdrew From the CFE

Turkiye withdrew from the Treaty on Conventional Armed Forces in Europe (CFE), where Russia withdrew in 2023.

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece
Land

The U.S. Sends Large Amounts of Military Equipment to Greece

An American cargo ship, Leroy A. Mendonica, unloaded Bradley infantry fighting vehicles and Abrams tanks in northern Greece.

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned
Land Navy / Maritime Ammunition Bilateral Relations

Belgium Sends 3 Minesweepers to Kyiv, but Lessons Learned

Belgium announced a new “package” of defence aid to Ukraine totalling 412 million euros, which included armoured vehicles and minesweepers.